Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 29, 2023
Full time Postdoctoral Positions

Job Description

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Job ID: 265507
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 selected candidate will be responsible for conducting research at the Georgia Cancer Center, Medical College of Georgia, and Augusta University. The main area of research interest is transcriptional and epigenetic control of cancer metabolism, using cell and animal models.

 



Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 



 

 

  • Analyze results of experiments and procedures using manual or computer techniques and, if necessary, develop special computer programs to facilitate analysis. Teach and participate in complex bacteriological, chemical and/.or radio-chemical qualitative and quantitative analysis, macro- and micro-serological, histologic and cell culture procedures.

     

  • Participate in project planning and development of research protocols while insuring adherence to accepted scientific research principles and compliance with relevant federal guidelines.

     

  • Coordinate and participate in research of scientific literature; summarize and evaluate findings; develop derivative applications of applications of techniques developed by own research activities or reported by other research projects. Present findings at scientific meetings locally, nationally, and internationally.

     

  • Compose articles for publication in scientific journals; Review articles prepared by others.

     

  • Supervise and coordinate activities of students, graduate assistants and other research personnel engaged in research activities and/or related laboratory work. Advise principal investigators, other PostDocs, students, and other research personnel on research techniques, procedures, and other technological aspects of research activities. Calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and operate microscopes, computer-linked analytical equipment, dedicated computers and other complex scientific equipment; instruct others in operation of equipment.

     

  • Perform all other job-related duties as assigned.

     



Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent from an accredited college or university.

 



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality

 



Ability to complete work and to meet deadlines

 



Willingness and ability to work with research animals

 



Ability to work independently with only general supervision

 



Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

 



Detail-oriented with strong prioritization and organizational skills

 



Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases or willingness to learn

 



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: 11/15/23 - 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: 265507

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=265507&PostingSeq=1






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