The Horwitz Laboratory in the Department of Pathology at UW Medicine South Lake Union is seeking to hire a post-doctoral fellow involving projects related to molecular genetics of blood disorders. Several new projects are available and the position would suit candidates with research experience, or closely related research experience, in the following areas - cell culture (including with stem cells), basic molecular cloning for vector construction, flow cytometry, DNA/RNA sequencing, and genomics. Specific experience in experimental hematology is not a requirement. This is a great opportunity for post-doctoral fellows seeking to perform innovative translational research.
This is a full-time position with a 12 months service period with the title of Senior Fellow, with the possibility for yearly renewal dependent upon performance. The start date for this position would be as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant scientific discipline, such as biochemistry, genetics, or molecular biology. All applicants are encouraged to apply as position suitability will be assessed on multiple criteria. The position requires good communication skills, proficiency in scientific writing, and computer competence.
Minimum Degree Required: PhD or foreign equivalent
This position requires a cover letter, a CV and names and contact information of two references. Applicant may also include one or two representative publications
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.