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Postdoctoral Scientist

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Posted: 1/14/2014
Job Title: Postdoctoral Scientist
Employer: The George Washington University
Location: Washington, DC

Looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow interested in using a combination of human genetics and animal models to study the mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders. Our works stems from human mutations severely affecting brain development and cognitive function, and this position focuses on signaling and protein trafficking through the endosome in the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability. Please visit our website for more details on our research.

We believe in innovative, multidisciplinary and question-driven science, and promote an atmosphere of open communication and collaboration inside and outside the lab. Graduate experience in one or more of the following is required (neuronal cell biology, biochemistry, mouse genetics, behavioral characterization of animal models), but there will be numerous opportunities for training to complement current skills. A history of publication in neurobiology or developmental biology are preferred. Position is fully funded for at least 2 years.


Minimum Qualifications: PhD in a biological science or a related discipline

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: neuronal cell biology, biochemistry, glycobiology, mouse genetics, zebrafish genetics or human genetics
  • History of publication in neurobiology or developmental biology

To apply, please click here. Please provide a cover letter with a brief description of your current research, CV and contact information for 3 references.

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