Research Professional II

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberS03722PWorking TitleResearch Professional IIDepartmentResearch CCRC AdministrationAbout 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 websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

M-F some nights and weekends may be required

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with experiencePosting Date08/12/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date03/01/2020Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens 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 TitleResearch Paraprofessional/ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This new position will focus on the development of new synthetic methodologies for the preparation of highly complex N- and O- oligosaccharides of biological importance. The position will involve the use of chemical and enzymatic methods for complex oligosaccharides, compound characterization using NMR and mass spectrometry, and the use of the resulting compounds for glycan microarray development. The position will involve conducting literature searches, addressing scientific difficulties, and writing scientific documents such as papers.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical Demands

Sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 20 lbs and carrying up to 20 lbs. as assigned, routine laboratory work

Is driving a responsibility of this position?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? NoDoes 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)?NoCredit 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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Design synthetic routes, chemoenzymatic synthesis of complex carbohydrates, trouble shooting.

Percentage of time70 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Design and implementation of a microarray assay platform for the analysis of interactions of various biological relevant proteins with complex oligosaccharides.

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Writing scientific documents and papers.

Percentage of time15Posting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 8/15/2019
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