Brain Trauma Research Scientist (Neuroscientist) (WRAIR)

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Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Jun 03, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research, Science
Hours
Full Time
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), in support of its biomedical research mission, has a requirement to support the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neurosciences (CMPNS) mission to conduct basic and applied research to develop evidence-based strategies to diagnose, prevent, and mitigate the effects of psychological demands, continuous operations, and brain trauma on the health and well-being of Service Members. The position outlined below is in support of the Brain Trauma Neuroprotection and Neurorestoration Branch.

Responsibilities:

    Participates in research and development activities.Utilizes established mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze data.Writes technical reports detailing procedures, outcomes, and observations.Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.Performs a variety of tasks.Ability to lead.Ability to operate research equipment requiring manual dexterity.Ability to handle research animals, wear appropriate personal protective equipment, and work in a Biosafety Level (BSL) 1 laboratory.Ability to utilize office automation equipment, including computers, photocopiers, telephones, and telefax machines.
Education PhD in Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Molecular Biology, Psychology or other related scientific field

Qualifications At least 3 years of post-doctorate experience in the field or in a related area is required.

 

 

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