POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Location
Danville, PA
Posted
Mar 23, 2017
Specialty
Research
Position Type
Permanent
  Location: Research Center

Work Schedule: Days

Work Type: FULL TIME

Hiring Manager: Tooraj Mirshahi

 

JOB SUMMARY:

This training position provides opportunity for growth and development as an independent
investigator. The trainee will conduct a specific research project under the supervision of the Staff or Senior Scientist and provide intellectual and technical resources to the research program.

Directly accountable to the Staff/Senior Scientist.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

*1. Conducts laboratory experiments related to a specific research project.

*2. Gathers, summarizes, records, and interprets data obtained from research projects.

*3. Plans subsequent work with approval of the principal investigator.

*4. Reviews relevant literature to solve problems and contributes to manuscripts and
grants.

*5. Develops experimental and research protocols for the laboratory.

6. May instruct other members of the lab in area of expertise.

7. May present experimental results at Weis Center for Research or outside scientific venues.

8. May perform other duties as assigned.

*Denotes essential job functions.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Potential to work independently and complete complex assignments.

Demonstrated teamwork skills.

Development of skills in scientific written, oral, and electronic communications related to requirements of the position such as manuscript writing and scientific presentations in meetings.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Ph.D. in biological, life or related sciences or M.D required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a research laboratory environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

 

 

About Geisinger

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.

 

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.  We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

 

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