Research Associate - Department of Ophthalmology

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Apr 03, 2024
Full time Institutional Research & Planning

Job Description

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Research Associate - Department of Ophthalmology

Job ID: 270174
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

 



Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.

 



Location

Augusta University - Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

Within the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia, our top priority is the provision of thorough and compassionate patient care. Within our department you will find doctors who are interested in matching your concerns with accurate diagnoses and treatments. We seek not only to provide the right treatment, but also to educate you in regard to your condition so that you too may be involved in its management. Our educational mission is broadly focused. Upon completion of the 3-year course of instruction our residents are able to enter comprehensive ophthalmic practice or pursue fellowship training. Through continuing medical education activities, the local ophthalmic community as well as our team of eye care providers are given opportunities to discuss and implement recent advances in the medical and surgical care of the eye.

 



Job Summary

Primary duties are to plan and conduct research. May include things managing data, conducting interviews and publishing research. Must be able to interpret data or findings in an actionable way, with the goal being to inform businesses about which decisions they should make.

 



Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to:

 

 

  • Plan and conduct research.

     

  • Analyze and interpret data.

     

  • Present research findings via presentations, journals manuscripts, etc.

     

  • Work with administrative staff to order laboratory supplies and equipment.

     

  • Train and orient team members.

     

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

     



Required Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and experience in research, basic science or clinical laboratory particularly clinical trial research; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and a minimum of three years' research and/or clinical experience.

 



Preferred Qualifications

Previous supervisory experience.

 



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

 



Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.

 



SKILLS

 



Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Excellent customer service, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.

ABILITIES

 



Ability to maintain confidentiality, coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines despite often interruptions, keep accurate records, and make independent decisions.

 



Shift/Salary/Benefits

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required).

 



Salary: $36,197-$50,675 annually.

 



Pay Grade: R14

 



Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.

 



Recruitment Period: Until Filled

 



Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

 



Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

 



Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

 



Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

 



All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

 



Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

 



Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

 



Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

 



How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

 



https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/ Search for Job ID: 270174.

 



Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.

 



Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.

 



If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365.

 




To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=270174&PostingSeq=1






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