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HJF is seeking a Graduate Assistant to support the Anatomy, Physiology & Genetics Department located at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Anatomy, Physiology & Genetics Department.
Graduate student enrolled at the Uniformed Services University, hired as a student research assistant to assist in carrying out one or more research projects assigned by their academic mentor. Responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with others. Provides laboratory and technical support to senior technical and professional staff. Meets regularly with thesis advisor to discuss research and related assignments, which may include attending meetings, conducting literature searches, designing experiments and conducting independent research, generating and analyzing data, operating laboratory equipment, drafting, editing and reviewing manuscripts and other reports, and providing teaching assistance.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of standard laboratory techniques; ability to follow general instructions; good communication and analytical skills
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelors degree in a scientific discipline, enrolled in graduate program.
Minimum Experience: 2 to 4 years of laboratory experience
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; handling various chemicals
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.