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Postdoctoral Research Assoc

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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Postdoctoral Research Assoc


About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). UGA is currently ranked 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 campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time
Full Time

Work Schedule

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8:00a-5:00p M-F (occasional weekends)

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Open until filled

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EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Location of Vacancy
Athens Area

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Minimum Qualifications
The appointee has received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., D.V.M., Sc.D., M.D. , PharmD ), usually recently, in a field directly related to the appointee's assigned responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Summary
The assigned responsibilities of the Postdoctoral Research Associate are predominantly research and/or scholarship but may combine these responsibilities with significant (no more than 50%) formal instructional responsibilities.
The appointment can be full time or limited term, and is viewed as preparatory for a full-time career in academia, industry, government, or the non-profit sector.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Physical Demands
Sitting/Standing long period of times

Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment.

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  • cloning, mutagenesis, purification and characterization of proteins
  • creation and characterization of knock out cell lines and animal models
  • assisting with affinity purification studies and mass spectrometry data analysis
  • communicating regularly and in a timely fashion with the PI regarding research and other issues relevant to the operation of the laboratory
  • assisting with the daily operations of the laboratory
  • assisting with the supervision of the other members of the laboratory
  • other duties as assigned

    Percentage of time

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Postdoctoral Research Assoc, Other , Athens, Georgia

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