Research Associate - Cellular Biology & Anatomy

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Jan 27, 2024
Full time Institutional Research & Planning

Job Description

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Research Associate - Cellular Biology & Anatomy

Job ID: 267704
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 Cellular Biology and Anatomy is dedicated to understanding cellular function through state-of-the art research in areas such as autophagy and apoptosis, bone metabolism, developmental biology, molecular motors, dysphagia/swallowing disorders, exosome biology, renal disease, stem cell research, vision science (retina and cornea), and cell wounding. We are dedicated to conveying new knowledge to future scientists and educating the next generation of scientists, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals. We welcome your interest in our department and invite you to learn more about the exciting research and educational opportunities within the department!

 



Job Summary

Performs administrative and technical work in support of research initiatives in an assigned laboratory. Technical work includes Molecular/Cellular Biology experiments; Cell/Tissue culture; Animal breeding/handling; Vision function assessment. Administrative functions include maintaining a detailed lab record and supporting daily lab operations. The applicant is expected to participate in preparation of scientific manuscripts, attend lab meetings and present data at scientific meetings. Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 



Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to:

 

 

  • Performs administrative and technical work in support of research initiatives in an assigned laboratory. Supervise and coordinate activities of students, graduate assistants, and other employees in the laboratory; may occasionally be asked to instruct others about laboratory techniques.

     

  • Technical work includes Molecular/Cellular Biology experiments; Cell/Tissue culture; Animal breeding/handling; Vision function assessment.

     

  • Administrative functions include maintaining a detailed lab record and supporting daily lab operations.

     

  • Participate in preparation of scientific manuscripts, attend lab meetings and present data at scientific meetings.

     

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

     



Required Qualifications

Master'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 research, basic science or clinical laboratory particularly clinical trial research; OR 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 a minimum of three years' research and/or clinical experience

 



Preferred Qualifications

Previous supervisory experience.

 



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

 



Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.

SKILLS

 



Excellent customer service, multi-tasking, organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

ABILITIES

 



Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines despite often interruptions, maintain confidentiality, keep accurate records, and make independent decisions.

 



Shift/Salary/Benefits

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

 



Pay Grade: R14

 



Salary minimum: $36,197-$50,000 annually.

 



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

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

 



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 for Job ID: 267704.

 



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=267704&PostingSeq=1






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