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Postdoc, Technician and Staff Scientist positions in Children’s National in DC

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science, Washington, District of Columbia

Position Descriptions:

Two research positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Zhe Han to study heart disease, kidney disease, leukemia and rare genetic diseases using Drosophila as a model. The Han lab pioneers in using Drosophila to model a variety of human diseases associated with genetic mutations. They established the first Drosophila glomerular kidney disease model, and developed Drosophila validation system for genetic variants associated with Congenital Heart Disease. The lab has a strong team with five senior researchers combining different expertise including Drosophila genetics, human cell culture, bioinformatics, cell biology and biochemistry, to tackle a broad range of human diseases ranging from Congenital Heart Disease, glomerular kidney disease, diabetic cardiomyopathy, diabetic nephropathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, leukemia, as well as genetic metabolic diseases. We are well funded with four NIH R01 grants as well as Children’s National internal fund.


We are seeking new talented (or dedicated) researchers at any levels (research assistant professor, staff scientist, research associate, postdoc, technician, intern), to join our productive team, and in return to provide you an wonderful environment for disease modeling research and an opportunity to have a productive scientific career.

To Apply:

Please contact Dr. Han directly at Please include the following in your email:

  1. What position are you applying?
  2. Your CV
  3. Why are you interested in this position?
  4. How long do you plan to stay on this position if offered?
  5. Names and contact info for two references.