Postdoctoral Fellow

Updated: August 10, 2017
Job ID: 212015
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

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HJF is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to support the research in the laboratory of Dr. Galina Petukhova in the Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), Bethesda, Maryland.  HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to USU.


  • Design, carry out and interpret the results of research projects.
  • Work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Write manuscripts and present data at Scientific Meetings and Conferences.
  • Keep detailed records of the experiments.
  • Assist with training laboratory staff as needed.
  • Participate in Departmental and School activities.
  • Maintain cleanliness of laboratory areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Knowledge of appropriate scientific area and advanced technical skills; ability to design, troubleshoot and interpret experiments

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  PhD in a related scientific discipline

Physical Capabilities:  Long periods of standing and sitting; intricate work with hands; carrying of light and moderately heavy laboratory equipment

Supervisory Responsibilities:  May provide guidance to laboratory staff

Work Environment:  Laboratory environment; work with small animals; may involve working with biohazardous materials; may require working evenings and weekends

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.