Research Scientist II-Limited Term

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Job Title: Research Scientist II-Limited Term
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221449
Job Summary The School of Biological Sciences is requesting a Research Scientist II for Dr. Marvin Whiteley’s lab. The Research Scientist II will work on a newly awarded Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) grant. The goal of the project is to provide researchers with a grounded framework for experimental model choice, as well as to define Pa physiology in model systems and in CF lung infections.

The Research Scientist II will:

    Analyze bacterial genomic and transcriptomic data relevant to human infections Prep RNA-sequence samples aimed at comparing human and model system transcriptomesDevelop computational methods to analyze genomic dataMentor under graduate and graduate level students in the lab

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have received a Master's degree in a related field prior to employment and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree.

Preferred Qualifications

A Doctoral degree in a related field is preferred.

Required Documents to Attach

Please attach a Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Research Interest, and List of References with contact information


Atlanta, Georgia

Contact Information

For additional information about this opening, please contact the Search Chair - Brandy Olmer at [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This position will remain open until filled.

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/28/2020
Application Due: 11/9/2020
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