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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Posdoctoral Fellow

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to support the Microbiology and Immunology Department at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in Bethesda, MD. Responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with other scientific and technical staff. Assists in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific research and/or development. Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories to potential inventions and products. Performs specialized laboratory research utilizing experimental protocols which will involve specialized procedures such as DNA cloning and sequencing, Southern blotting, molecular analysis of specific RNA transcripts by quantitative RT-PCR or Northern analysis, animal injections, bleedings and immunizations. Collects and handles samples and keeps detailed records of experiments. Assists with the preparation of data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in journals. Assists with training laboratory staff as needed. Maintains cleanliness of laboratory areas. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Training: PhD in a related scientific discipline or qualified candidate with Master's degree.

Minimum Experience: None

Other Requirements: Must be a U.S citizen in order to obtain necessary clearances.

Please apply on-line at www.hjf.org/careers Please click on Advanced Search and enter the job number 203545 in the Job Opening ID box or fax your resume to 240-314-7334. Please specify title and job number on fax. The Foundation is a nonprofit medical research organization that provides support services to the military medical community and offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package. AA/EEO

Opinder Kaur
HR Coordinator

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
301-738-8725 (fax)

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