Join the HJF Team!
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.
This position will be located in the School of Medicine in the Translational Therapeutics Core of the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. The research team values a collaborative environment that supports diverse team members conducting multi-disciplinary research. We are testing the potential repurposing of therapeutics to traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a new indication. Strong applicants will be able to bring expertise in molecular pathway analyses, electrophysiology and sleep behavior to complement our ongoing behavioral, neuropathological, biomarker, and neuroimaging studies of acute stage therapeutics to mitigate white matter injury and post-traumatic neurodegeneration.
HJF is seeking a Scientist to support the Translational Therapeutics Core of the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine in the School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Responsible for initiating and carrying out research projects in collaboration with a research team, under the direction of Dr. Regina Armstrong, Chair of the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics within the School of Medicine. The person selected for this position will conduct research in experimental models to screen therapies to promote regeneration and plasticity to protect against neurodegeneration and chronic symptoms associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and related clinical conditions.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education and Experience
All HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.
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Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
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