Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Posting Number G/R01456P Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Department Research CCRC Administration 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.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 04/04/2019 Posting Date 03/21/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes 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.

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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.0 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

The postdoctoral research associate will develop an individual training and research plan together with Dr. Hart. He/She will perform research full-time employing state of the art molecular biological, biochemical and chemical approaches, including chromatography, mass spectrometry, enzymology, chemical biology or any other method needed to address the biological question. He/she will also be expected to help supervise undergraduate students and graduate students in the laboratory. Possible project include, but are not limited to: O-GlcNAc regulation of translation or transcription; O-GlcNAc regulation of ribogenesis; O-GlcNAc’s roles in tumore cell immunosuppression of cytotoxic lymphocytes; mechanisms of O-GlcNAc’s roles in Alzheimer’s disease or studies of the functions of O-GlcNAc in the functions of neurons.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Must have a Ph.D. or MD degree with considerable experience in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology or allied fields. A publication record in good journals is helpful.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

Normal for laboratory work.

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    Posted: 3/28/2019
    Application Due: 5/27/2019
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