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Research Associate, (Non Tenure/Non TenureTrack) AD-0405-00 (PHA)  « Position Deleted on 9/03/2012 »

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Pharmacology
Posted: 08/28/2012
Application Due: 09/02/2012
Type: Full Time
Salary: $42,209 to $67,117 USD Per Year
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The Uniformed Services University serves the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation, and uniquely relates these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.

The Department of Pharmacology at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland seeks a qualified candidate with interest and expertise in electrophysiology to study neurotransmission and synaptic plasticity in the Ventral Tegmental Area relevant to the development and expression of drug addiction. Patch clamp recording techniques will be used on midbrain slices of rat brain. Successful applicants are expected to have previous experience in extracellular field potential recordings. Expertise in slice culture preparation is a plus. Successful applicants will have also demonstrated expertise and experience in the form of authorships on peer-reviewed scientific publications.

Qualifications Requirements: A doctoral degree in an area of biological sciences or medicine is preferred. A Master's degree or Bachelor's degree combined with a minimum of two years of specialized experience in the scientific specialization required by the position will be considered. He/she may not be a principal investigator on a research protocol.

Selected candidates will be subject to a security background investigation for employment. If the selectee is unable to meet the requirements of a security background investigation, the tentative offer of employment will be rescinded. If employment has started, the selectee may be discharged.

The Uniformed Services University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Salary and benefits are competitive. This is a non-faculty appointment. Please send a CV, at least 2 references to:
The Uniformed Services University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.