Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Graduate student enrolled at the Uniformed Services University, hired as a Research Assistant I to assist in carrying out one or more research projects developed as part of their qualification to Ph.D. candidacy, and/or assigned by their academic mentor. Responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with others. Meets regularly with thesis advisor to discuss work schedule and progress on 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 written documents, and providing teaching assistance.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of standard experimental research techniques; ability to follow instructions, take initiative to solve problems; excellent written and oral communication and analytical skills.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline, enrolled in graduate program.
Minimum Experience: 2 to 4 years of research experience
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; handling various chemicals
Work Environment: laboratory or clinical environment
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
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.