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"Choi, Kwang" <[log in to unmask]>
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Position Description
Job Title:Research Assistant (Laboratory)Job ID:210193Location:USUHSFull/Part
Come Work at HJF!

HJF is seeking a Research Assistant (Laboratory) to support the Department
of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of Health Services
(USUHS), located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical
and programmatic support services to the Department of Psychiatry.


   1. Conduct relevant literature review and data analysis
   2. Will be trained to perform behavioral testing using rodent models of
   drug self-administration, fear and anxiety
   3. Will be trained to perform molecular and biochemical assays including
   ELISA, gene expression, Immunohistochemistry and brain imaging
   4. Will assist Principal Investigator in data analysis and preparation
   of final reports.
   5. Performs other duties as needed.

*Required Knowledge. Skills, and Abilities**:* The incumbent must be
familiar with basic laboratory techniques, and experience with behavioral
testing using rodents is preferred. Knowledge of molecular biology,
including DNA/RNA extraction, gene expression, and protein biochemistry,
and experience in biostatistics, behavioral pharmacology, and experimental
psychology, is desirable.

*Minimum Education/Training & Experience Requirements**:* Bachelor's degree
with a background in psychology, neuroscience, or a closely related field
is required, with Master degree desirable. Candidate must have laboratory
and research experience.

*Minimum Experience*: 0 to 2 years laboratory experience.

*Work Environment**:* office and laboratory setting

*The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
(HJF) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status
protected by law.*

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated
minimums, require the prior approval of the Vice President of Human

Please apply at


Kwang Choi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Department of Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

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