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HJF is seeking a Research Associate to support acetate metabolism and chemistry studies in the Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics Department, in cooperation with the Department of Family Medicine, at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Responsible for research and/or development of research tests and procedures in collaboration with other scientific and technical staff. Exercises discretion in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of complex laboratory procedures, able to meet project deadlines, good communication and analytical skills.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master’s degree in scientific discipline
Minimum experience: Zero to two years of directly related research experience
Physical capabilities: Requires standing up to 50% of work day as well as sitting, using computer/typing up to 40% of each work day.
Work Environment: Laboratory environment
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.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.