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Postdoctoral Associate - Wang (Shaohe) Lab
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|
United States, Maryland, Chevy Chase
4000 Jones Bridge Road (Show on map)
|September 30, 2022|
Primary Work Address: 19700 Helix Drive, Ashburn, VA, 20147
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Janelia Research Campus is a pioneering research center in Ashburn, Virginia, where scientists pursue fundamental questions in neuroscience and imaging. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) launched Janelia in 2006, establishing an intellectually distinctive environment for scientists to do creative, collaborative, hands-on work. Our integrated teams of biologists, computational scientists, and tool-builders pursue a small number of scientific questions with potential for transformative impact. We share our methods, results, and tools with the scientific community. It is a uniquely innovative and collaborative atmosphere that reflects HHMI's reputation for excellence.
The Wang (Shaohe) Lab at HHMI Janelia is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to lead projects that investigate how mammalian organs are built by cells and extracellular matrices. The lab uses multiple approaches, including live imaging, sequencing, spatial transcriptomics, genetic perturbation, targeted protein degradation, genome engineering, and computational modeling. Learn more about our work or
This position is dependent upon Shaohe Wang joining Janelia in September 2022, and ideally we'd like the successful candidate to start on/after October 2022.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Skills and Abilities:
Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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