Assistant Research Scientist - Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

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

Job Description


Assistant Research Scientist - Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Job ID: 246948
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary
Job ID 246948Position 20006866 The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University invites applications for a PhD level Assistant Research Scientist (non-tenure track faculty) position. The position may cover any area in cellular or systems neuroscience. Applicants with expertise in neurodegenerative disease, cellular electrophysiology, and in vivo circuit studies are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional areas of interest include receptor biology and human iPSC-based neurological disease models. Department faculty have access to excellent core facilities for multiphoton/confocal and electron microscopy, small animal behavior and imaging, genomics and proteomics, flow cytometry and bioinformatics.

The Research Scientist will work independently under the direction of Dr. Qin Wang and will be expected to conduct cutting-edge research in the fields of neuropharmacology, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, including engaging in collaborative projects. Will train and provide supervision to the postdocs, students and technical staff and will carry out research projects independently; design and execute research experiments, develop new methods, perform data analysis, write manuscripts and publish results.

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
PhD or MD

Required Experience
3+ years after degree

Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate 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 the course of their employment and beyond.

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
Please go to to search for position 246948 and submit an application to be considered for this position.

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 everyday 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.

Department Marketing Statement
The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine is charged with conducting high-impact original biomedical research and translating the findings to clinical applications, and in educating future physicians and researchers. Our research addresses fundamental questions in cell and developmental biology, endocrinology, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, and cancer biology. Collaborations have been established with clinical departments for studies that investigate various diseases including neurological diseases (stroke, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, and Guillain-Barre syndrome); psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and autism); degenerative diseases (osteoporosis); cancer; and endocrinological disorders. Our department is also the home to the new Transgenic and Genome Editing Core. MCG is a state-supported academic medical center located in a historic city with outstanding recreational and lifestyle opportunities.

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