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HJF is seeking a Research Assistant to support the laboratory of Dr. Snow in the Department of Pharmacology at Uniformed Services University (USU) located in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to USU. Responsible for initiating and carrying out research projects in collaboration with a research team.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Subject knowledge and expertise in immunology and cell biology as reflected by publications in appropriate peer-reviewed scientific journals. Preference for those with experience studying metabolic reprogramming and cell death pathways in human T cells, including flow cytometric-based assays. Competence in all routine areas of modem cellular and molecular biology including mammalian cell culture, cell transfection, recombinant DNA technology, and immunoblotting.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: B.S. in Biology or related discipline.
Minimum Experience: 0-2 years.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; intricate work with hands; carrying of light and moderately heavy laboratory equipment.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: May provide guidance to students and laboratory staff.
Work Environment: Laboratory environment; working with biohazardous materials and human blood products; 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.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.