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Research Associate (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0401-00 (APG)  « Position Deleted on 2/08/2013 »

Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Medical Researcher
  • Admin - Laboratory and Research
Posted: 10/05/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $42,209 to $67,114 USD Per Year
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. The USUHS 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 Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics (APG), at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, invites applications for a full-time Research Associate position. The department has strong commitments to medical education and biomedical research and is located in an interactive scientific environment adjacent to the National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine. Outstanding core facilities are available to support medical education and biomedical research in cell biology, genomics and proteomics.

Duties: The incumbent will participate in cellular and molecular research projects, investigating aspects of inflammation following traumatic brain and spinal cord injury in rodent models. He/she will assist the principal investigator in conducting experiments, maintenance of knockout colonies including genotyping, performance of behavioral testing, performance of standard immunohistochemistry and Western blotting, and stereologic quantitation of histological samples. The incumbent will maintain detailed documentation of research projects and prepare data for presentation at scientific meetings or for publication in scientific journals.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a Master's degree in microbiology, neuroscience, cell biology or related field. This level of expertise and knowledge may also be evidenced by possession of a Bachelor's degree in the area of science required by the position, combined with a minimum of two years of specialized experience in functional testing and histological techniques.

Selectee must be suitable for Federal employment as determined by a background investigation is required. Failure to meet the requirements of a background investigation will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

Instructions to Candidates: Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, and names of two (2) individuals who can be contacted to provide references to:
USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.