The George Washington University Milken
Institute School of Public Health seeks a faculty member to
join in the expansion of vibrant, interdisciplinary research
and training programs in the laboratory sciences. We have a
tenure-track or tenured faculty position open at the associate
or full professor level.
are seeking a faculty member who will serve as the BSL III
Laboratory Director. The faculty member will be expected to
engage in teaching, mentoring, and service; to have
extramurally funded research; to lead investigations in a (BSL
III) laboratory and to grow the research profile of this
School of Public Health has laboratory facilities in a brand
new state of the art Science and Engineering Hall located in
the heart of the GW Foggy Bottom campus (see
The facilities include a fully certified BSL III laboratory.
addition to the expansive laboratory space on campus, many
opportunities exist to establish partnerships with
university-wide laboratory science initiatives in areas such
as computational biology and genomics and with research
centers of excellence at GW and in the Washington DC area,
including GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, the GW
Computational Biology Institute, Children’s National Medical
Center, the National Institute of Science and Technology,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus,
INOVA hospital system, the Sabin Institute, Naval Research
Laboratory, the Smithsonian, and the National Institutes of
Health intramural research programs.
Applicants must have a PhD, MD, ScD, DrPH, or equivalent in a
health sciences related discipline and a demonstrated track
record of scholarly publications, extramural funding, and
teaching and mentoring. We seek a faculty member with
demonstrated experience specific to the public health
laboratory sciences, including nutrition sciences, molecular
biology, epidemiology, toxicology and exposure sciences,
immunology and infectious diseases, microbiology, virology,
and epigenetics. Investigative experience in conducting and
managing investigations specific to agents requiring a
Biological Safety Level III laboratory is required.
Applicants should apply at
http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/48237 and upload a
cover letter discussing specific qualifications and research
interests, and a current curriculum vitae.
Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2018 and will
continue until the position is filled. Only complete
applications will be considered.
Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome
of a standard background screening.
further information about the Milken Institute School of
Public Health at The George Washington University, please see
publichealth.gwu.edu . For questions relating to this
opportunity, please contact Milken Institute School of Public
Health Office of Faculty Affairs at
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Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not
unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities
on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
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