[Xenopus] Postdoc Position - Moody lab

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Thu Aug 23 11:09:35 EDT 2018

To the Xenopus Community,
            Please see postdoc position announcement below in the laboratory of Sally Moody


The laboratory of Dr. Sally A. Moody at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is seeking a beginning Postdoctoral Scientist to study the genetic underpinnings of Branchio-oto-renal syndrome using Xenopus and mouse. This position conducts laboratory research on an independent and collaborative basis.
Duties Include:
• Research and study of Branchio-oto-renal syndrome phenotypes using Xenopus and mouse;
• Design and evaluate experiments and develops new ideas;
• Plan and develop research methods and techniques within the framework of the project;
• Perform craniofacial histology, molecular biology & microinjections;
• Maintain accurate records of research findings and analyzes results;
• Prepare research results for publications in reports, papers, journals, books and other media;
• Attend, contribute to, and lead internal and external meetings;
• Train undergraduate students on basic laboratory operations and functions;
• Perform other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Qualified candidates will hold a Ph.D. in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Desired Qualifications: • Ph.D. in biological or biomedical science.
• A strong record of publication including at least 1 first author peer-reviewed publication; it is preferred that this be in the field of craniofacial development.
• Experience in developmental biology, embryological manipulations, microinjection and/or electroporation, and molecular biology techniques.
• Organizational and communication skills, ability to think critically and creatively, and capacity to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Interested applicants should apply to http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/55559.  The University is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status.

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