- Augusta University
- Location: Augusta, GA
- Job Number: 7140831 (Ref #: ej-4080939)
- Posting Date: Apr 7, 2023
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job ID: 255762
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
No job description available
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. Augusta University - Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912 The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement. A training position designed to learn through engagement in an advanced level of scientific technical and administrative work in support of research efforts in an assigned laboratory with a focus on the biology of aging across species. 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 molecular biology and statistical/computational techniques. The duties include, but are not limited to: Develop and execute experiments - Develop and execute experiments related to the biology of aging, with a particular focus on amino acid metabolism. Potential to work with different model (Drosophila and mice) and non-model (dogs) species. Experimental design. Molecular biology (PCR, qPCR, western blotting). Longevity experiments. Analyze data - The laboratory has a large dry lab component, and the postdoc will be expected to analyze large `omics' data and have strong statistical background (or be wiling to learn biostatistics). R/Python and Graphing. Write papers and grants - The postdoc will be expected to produce research papers from their experiments as well as write postdoc fellowships and career development grants. Career development -The postdoc will take part in multiple career development opportunities, both at AU and outside, to progress thei career. The PI will support the postdoc in any career they wish to pursue. Give research presentations, present at conferences and attend workshops/panels. PhD in biology, genetics, biochemistry or related field from an accredited college or university. Preferred Educational Qualifications
Concentration in molecular biology techniques with model or non-model species including: quantitative RT-PCR, western blotting, maintaining stocks and genotyping.
Prior experience in statistical analysis of 'omics' data. KNOWLEDGEProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases SKILLSExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented with strong prioritization and organizational 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 Shift: Days/M-F (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: 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! 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. 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. Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Consider applying with us today!
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