Athens, GA
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This position is available for one year and up to three years if the appointee meets or exceed performance expectations. The position is funded by NSF and the Warnell School of Forestry and will focus on the formation of embolisms in wood and the physical conditions that contribute to embolism spread and collapse. This is a collaborative project with researchers at Duke University. The team at UGA will be responsible for the embolism formation, collapse and spread measurements and the Duke team will work with the UGA team to incorporate the measurements into models of whole-plant losses of water transport.

Responsibilities: Research: Analysis of embolism formation in wood

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.

About UGA: 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.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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