Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Associate position available in the laboratory of Dr. John Wu, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, USUHS to study the impact of photoperiod and chronic stress on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. This project will involve techniques ranging from animal behavior, biochemical and molecular biology techniques. Preference will be given to self-motivated applicants (M.D./Ph.D) with experience working with translational models, knowledge of neuroanatomy, neuroscience, neuroendocrinology and biochemical techniques.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of appropriate scientific area; ability to analyze and interpret data
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master’s degree in scientific discipline
Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 years of directly related research experience
Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of sitting and standing; handling of various chemicals
Work Environment: Laboratory 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.