Research Professional III

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Posting NumberS05171PWorking TitleResearch Professional IIIDepartmentVPR-Complex Carbohyd Rsch CtrAbout 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.

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First shift
40 hrs/week

Advertised SalaryMeets requirementsPosting Date08/26/2020Open until filledNoClosing Date09/30/2020Proposed Starting Date10/01/2020Special Instructions to Applicants

All application materials must be received BEFORE September 30, 2020. Application materials should be emailed to [email protected]

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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

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Research Professional III

Job duties:
Isolation, characterization and structure determination of polysaccharides and glycolipids by NMR spectroscopy. Method development for analysis of plant and microbial polysaccharides by NMR. 2D-NMR analysis and comparative studies of polysaccharide- and polypeptide-based pharmaceutical products. Development of NMR methods for analysis of polypeptides in pharmaceutical products. Interpretation of NMR data and report writing. Ordering chemicals and consumables for the experiments and as needed for analytical service lab.

This position will supervise three employees in analytical methods being developed in the lab and also train them in 2D-NMR and other analytical techniques for characterization of glycoconjugates.

Minimum degree required:
Phd in Chemistry or related science field;

Prior work experience:
Minimum of three years’ experience in 2D-NMR experiments and analytical techniques such as GS-MS or HPLC. This experience should include extensive experience with data interpretation of NMR as well.

No routine travel required; staff supervision required.

Work location: CCRC, 315 Riverbend Rd., Athens, GA, 30602

Application materials should be emailed to [email protected] All application materials must be received BEFORE September 30, 2020.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical Demands

As defined above

Is driving a responsibility of this position?NoIs this a Position of Trust?NoDoes 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, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)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.


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      Posted: 8/27/2020
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