Research Professional III

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Posting Number S03377P Working Title Research Professional III Department Pharmacy Pharm & Biomedical Sciences 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 Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Typically Monday through Friday, 9 to 6

Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience Posting Date 06/17/2019 Open until filled No Closing Date 06/24/2019 Proposed Starting Date 07/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area 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.

Position Information

Classification Title Research Professional AD Pay Grade FLSA Exempt Job Family FTE 100 Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

This position is in a chemical laboratory environment, equipped with laboratory, personal safety equipment and facilities to conduct research in Drug Discovery.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

Stand for long periods of time, walk at least a mile, and lift approximately 25 pounds.

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. Does this position have financial responsibilities? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Design and synthesis of nucleosides as potential therapeutic agents, particularly as antiviral agents.

Percentage of time 25 Duties/Responsibilities


Characterize and identify the chemically synthesized intermediate and target molecules by using spectroscopic (NMR, IR, UV) and chromatographic techniques.

Percentage of time 25 Duties/Responsibilities


To write outcomes of the assigned work as well as to submit publishable reports to the supervisor. To comply to all the necessary safety rules and regulations of the UGA. Submit orders for processing and maintain lab.

Percentage of time 50 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 6/18/2019
Application Due: 6/27/2019
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