Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Postdoctoral Positions

Job Description

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Job ID: 263456
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 9,000 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.

Location

Augusta University -

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

Job Summary

We are looking to hire motivated young scientists (PhD) level eager to build a career in cancer drug development. The Kaur laboratory is well funded and a recognized international leader in cancer biotherapeutic drug development. Recently graduated fellows are invited to apply to join a team with a drive to find cures for brain tumors and other solid cancers. Successful candidates will be recent PhD graduates with a passion to do research. All fellows in Dr. Kaur's laboratory have access to state of the art equipment and facilities. The candidate will be provided with the mentoring tools and resources needed to make them future leaders in the field. Past trainees are currently serving as directors, chairperson, faculty and independent investigators in academia, or as senior scientists in pharma pursuing productive careers in science. Several of the laboratory's findings are currently being evaluated for safety and efficacy in first in human trials. The candidate will be part of a translational team driven with a passion to destroy cancer. The candidate will have access to state-of-the-art technology and will be encouraged and mentored to build a career as a future leader.

 



Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 



 

 

  • Molecular Biology experiments. Tissue culture, Animal handling.

     

  • Participate in writing scientific manuscripts. Participate in lab meetings and Journal clubs.

     

  • Maintaining a Detailed lab record. Present data at scientific meetings.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.



Required Qualifications

Ph.D. degree from an accredited college or university

 



Preferred Qualifications

PhD, with preferred research in cancer related area. Experience with tissue culture, molecular biology and small animal handling is desired.

 



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality. Detail-oriented. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.

 



Shift/Salary/Benefits

Shift; Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

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

Recruitment Period: 9/15/23 - 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.

 



If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

 



Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

 



For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

 



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 Job Opening ID: 263456

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=263456&PostingSeq=1






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