Research Assistant

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Institutional Research & Planning

Job Description

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Research Assistant

Job ID: 263690
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

Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary

The candidate needs to have an undergraduate degree with computer language knowledge and skills. He/she will use R language, Matlab, Phyton, C++, and image processing. He/she will be responsible for data assembly, and analyses of big data, and image data for our precision medicine laboratory.

 



Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

 

  • Performing dataset collection and assembly for the lab.

     

  • Cleaning up of genomic data. Image processing of high-content imaging data generated by the lab.

     

  • Big data analyses, including in-house and public gene/drug data. Correlation analysis and processing of drug sensitivity data generated in the lab.

     

  • Generating programs to facilitate data analysis in the lab. Generating graphs and results for publication.

     

  • Preparation of manuscripts for publication.

     

  • Perform all other job-related duties as assigned.

     



Required Qualifications

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 experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.
OR
Associate'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' experience in a research, basic science or clinical setting particularly clinical trials research.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate should have completed an undergraduate degree with computer-related training, and R language, Phyton, Matlab, and image processing experiences.

 



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

Pay Grade:R9

Salary Minimum: $15.00 - Midpoint: $17.41

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

Recruitment Period: 9/21/23 - 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: 263690

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=263690&PostingSeq=1






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