HJF is seeking a Research/Postdoctoral Fellow to support the Center for Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland. Responsible for initiating and carrying out research projects in collaboration with a research team. This research, in the area of Traumatic brain injury and neurodegeneration, will be conducted under the direction of Dr. Dara Dickstein.
Designs, develops, executes, and implements scientific research in transcranial magnetic stimulation and diffusion tensor imaging and interactions with patients with brain lesions.
Prepares tissue, which includes cutting and embedding as well as perform Western blot and immunohistochemistry.
Collect and handle confocal and electron microscopy imaging data and keeps detailed records of experiments.
Analyze and prepare data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in journals.
Assists with training laboratory staff as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: knowledge of appropriate scientific area; ability to analyze and interpret data; demonstrated capability of microscopy and other molecular biology techniques.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: PhD in a related scientific discipline.
Minimum Experience: 1-2 years research experience in microscopy.
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 laboratory staff
Work Environment: laboratory environment; may involve working with biohazardous materials
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.
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