Research Assistant (Part-Time) - Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Institutional Research & Planning

Job Description

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Research Assistant (Part-Time) - Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine

Job ID: 263676
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 - Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine was founded in 1993 as the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics. We seek to attract outstanding faculty and bright students by creating a welcoming, collegial, and collaborative environment to foster success and creativity. Our faculty's research focuses on a variety of fundamental areas, ranging from neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders, brain injury, learning and memory, neuroprotection, development, inflammation, and regenerative medicine, using a broad repertoire of experimental approaches. Our department is also the home to the Transgenic and Genome Editing Core, which is supported by the Georgia Research Alliance.

 



The Medical College of Georgia is the state's only public medical school. Founded nearly 200 years ago in 1828 as the nation's fifth public medical school, the third medical school in the Southeast and the thirteenth in the nation, the Medical College of Georgia has one of the largest class sizes in the country. The medical school works to optimize health care in Georgia and beyond through education, discovery, and service.

Job Summary

 



Responsibilities

 

 

  • Participate in research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols; develop and evaluate new research techniques and procedures; publish results in scientific journals.

     

  • Perform a variety of complex chemical, biological, cytologic, microscopic, histologic, surgical, statistical/computational and dissection procedures.

     

  • Perform experiments using acute and chronic stress models, transgenic mouse models and high-fat diet models, performing behavioral tests evaluating depression, anxiety, PTSD, learning and memory.

     

  • Assist with maintaining mouse breeding colonies.

     

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Required Qualifications

 



Preferred Qualifications

 



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

 



Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.

 



 



SKILLS

 



Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Detail-oriented with strong laboratory practices and time-management skills.

 



 



ABILITIES

 



Ability to maintain confidentiality and work semi-independently. Willingness and ability to work with research animals.

 



Shift/Salary/Benefits

Shift: Part-time (FTE: 0.74) - Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

 



Pay Grade: R9

 

 



Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of 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



 



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

 



How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

 



https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/ Search for Job ID: 263676.

 



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=263676&PostingSeq=1






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