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Post-Doctoral Scientist

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 20, 2023

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Post-Doctoral Scientist

VetMed-Physiology & Pharmacol

About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to 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 employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations 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 and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health. The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of the university community, recognizing that differences in experience and culture can only lead to a more well-rounded, accepting academic environment. We have an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in our Principles of Community

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Advertised Salary
$53,000 - $60,000

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy
Athens Area

EOO 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (


Responsibilities of these positions will include performing multiple aspects of scientific research including experimental design and execution, assay optimization and validation, data collection and analysis, accurate experimental records, manuscript writing and scientific presentation. Specific tasks include in vivo or in vitro neurophysiological studies, in vivo Ca2+ imaging, behavioral tests, tissue collection, confocal imaging, immunohistochemical assays, and/or other tasks assigned by the PI or based on the candidates' expertise or interest.

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Organize and assist in the implementation of project management. Read and develop a basic understanding of research project protocols. Maintain accurate records on every aspect of research projects. Proper disposal of biohazard waste. Perform inventory. Assist graduate students and other research personnel with their experiments.

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Professionally communicate with the supervisor, graduate students and research personnel concerning the affected workflow, time limitations, and project status. Maintain a positive attitude and calm demeanor throughout stressful situations. Accept constructive criticism.

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Other duties as assigned by the PI.

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Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Post-Doctoral Scientist, Other , Athens, Georgia

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