I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
|Job Description Summary:||
GW’s Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine (MITM) conducts innovative, fundamental, basic and translational research for HIV/AIDS and neglected conducts innovative, fundamental, basic and translational research for HIV/AIDS and neglected tropical diseases. MITM has a strong tradition of training and policy advocacy for these infectious and parasitic diseases, which initiate and perpetuate poverty and suffering worldwide. Additional information on MITM can be found at the following link: http://smhs.gwu.edu/microbiology/.
MITM is searching for a full-time Postdoctoral Scientist for Dr. Lynch’s laboratory. Dr. Lynch’s main interest is to investigating the impact of broadly neutralizing antibodies on both the virus and infected cells for the development of potent preventative and therapeutic agents against HIV and flavivirus infection.
The lab is seeking a highly motivated recent PhD graduate for a postdoctoral position to study early B cell responses in HIV-1 infection and vaccination. This position will require independent planning, executing, and analyzing immunology and virology experiments in the context of HIV-1 and/or flavivirus infection. The individual will conduct experiments with input, mentoring and direct guidance from the Dr. Lynch in order to advance their career in research.
Require’s a PhD in the field or in a related area.
|Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:|
The position requires a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology or similar and a strong publication and presentation record.
II. POSITION INFORMATION
|Campus Location:||Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.|
|College/School/Department:||School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS)|
|Family||Research and Labs|
|Hours Per Week:||40|
|Work Schedule:||8:30am - 5:30pm|
|Position Designation:||Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.|
|Required Background Check||Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter. Applicants may also submit two letters of scientific reference and a statement of research goals and interests (optional).
|Internal Applicants Only?||No|
|Job Open Date:||07/28/2017|
|Job Close Date:|
|If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:|
|Background Screening||Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.|
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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