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ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST

May 3, 2021

first_imgDoes this position have direct interaction or care of childrenunder the age of 18 or direct patient care? Location of VacancyAthens Area About the University of Georgia Job Posting Date12/23/2020 About the College/Unit/Department Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/orCertification Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) FLSA Posting Details Additional Requirements Retirement Plan Application received by January 31, 2021 will be fully considered.Please contact Dr. Eric Harvill at [email protected] with anyquestions. Underutilization Special Instructions to Applicants Does this position have operation, access, or control offinancial resources?No Anticipated Start Date03/01/2021 Duties/ResponsibilitiesPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResume/CVCover LetterOptional Documents Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions withfinancial responsibilities. For additional information about thecredit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access tochemicals and medications) Physical Demands Benefits EligibilityBenefits Eligible Posting TypeExternal EEO Statement Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Posting NumberF0796P Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?center_img Classification TitleResearcher AC Position Details Is driving a responsibility of this position?No DepartmentVet Med Infectious Diseases Tenure StatusNon-Tenure Track Terminal degree awarded in the discipline Does this position require a P-Card? Position Summary This position will conduct research connected to the host-pathogeninteraction of the bacterium Bordetella and the animal host,including cloning and expressing various genes and purifying geneproducts for in vitro and in vivo experimentation. Collaborativework with others will include experiments in the lab and mentorshipof graduate and undergraduate students. As with other lab members,the goal is for each to contribute to and author multiple publishedpapers each year. The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, foundedin 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providingservices to animal owners and veterinarians, and conductinginvestigations to improve the health of animals as well as people.The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals,and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital anddiagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the mosttechnologically advanced facilities located on a university campus,the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studyingemerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and humanhealth.The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of theuniversity community, recognizing that differences in experienceand culture can only lead to a more well-rounded, acceptingacademic environment. We have an expectation that all employeeswill demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion asembodied in our Principles of Community ( http://vet.uga.edu/principles-of-community/) Is this a Position of Trust? The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grantuniversity with statewide commitments and responsibilities is thestate’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversifiedinstitution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currentlyranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News &World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens,approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campusesin Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-charteredUniversity in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-timestaff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 studentsincluding over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate andprofessional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools andcolleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta Universityhoused on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Working TitleASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST Open until filledYes The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, geneticinformation, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation orprotected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations orassistance with the accessibility of materials related to thissearch are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]ga.edu). College/Unit/Department website Contract TypeAcademic (9 mo.) Credit and P-Card policy Minimum Qualifications Faculty RankAssistant Research Scientist A PhD in Molecular Biophysics or a related field is required Job Closing Date Employment TypeEmployee Advertised Salarylast_img

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