Research Professional AD

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Posting NumberS03969PWorking TitleResearch Professional ADDepartmentPharmacy Pharm & Biomedical SciencesAbout 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/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeInternal (PEP)Retirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timePart TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Approximate schedule will be 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date09/12/2019Open until filledNoClosing Date09/19/2019Proposed Starting Date10/01/2019Special Instructions to Applicants

Must be a current UGA employee to be considered for this role.

Location 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 Professional ADPay GradeFLSAExemptJob FamilyFTE.75Minimum 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 QualificationsPosition Summary

This is a high-level, collaborative research project performance and management position with attendant responsibilities for project and collaboration management, research design, troubleshooting, outcomes analysis, and outcomes synthesis and communication/presentation. This person will write manuscripts, formulate presentations (i.e., conferences, meetings), and manage collaborations. They will also manage funding for this active research project.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical Demands

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

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes 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.



Independently perform protein purification, creating of new expression constructs, and protein analysis.

Percentage of time25 Duties/Responsibilities


Train laboratory personnel (postdoctoral researchers, technicians, graduate students, undergraduate students) in molecular biology and protein production. Direct research efforts of laboratory personnel on active research project. Manage lab safety.

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Write manuscripts, formulate presentations (i.e., conferences, meetings), manage collaborations

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Manage funding for active research project.

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Contribute fundamental intellectual input to research project design, execution, and direction. Design, troubleshoot, and optimize new approaches for experimental strategy.

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Analyze and interpret data.

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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current employee of the University of Georgia?
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    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 9/18/2019
Application Due: 9/21/2019
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