Postdoctoral Associate AD

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Posting NumberG/R02385PWorking TitlePostdoctoral Associate ADDepartmentCAES Plant PathologyAbout 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 (http://www.uga.edu/). 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/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date07/01/2019Posting Date04/29/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens 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 TitlePost-Doctoral Associate ADFLSAExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This position in the Department of Plant Pathology will work on antifungal resistance monitoring of human pathogens in agricultural environments. Projects include development of assays for the rapid molecular detection of azole-resistant strains of Aspergillus fumigatus in environmental samples, identification of environments conducive to azole resistance development, and identifying fitness costs of azole resistance in fungi in agricultural environments.

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

Doctorate in Genetics, Biology, Plant Pathology, Microbiology or a related field. Molecular diagnostic research experience and experience working with fungi or other microorganisms. Previous field work experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills with a publication record.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

Carry out field work under various environmental conditions, and standard laboratory and greenhouse work. Travel to field sites will be required.

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?YesDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?NoPosting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 4/30/2019
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