Post-Doctoral Associate AD - Li Lab

Job description

Posting Number:

G/R11156P

Working Title:

Post-Doctoral Associate AD - Li Lab

Department:

Public Health Environmental Health Science

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 (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.

College/Unit/Department website:

https://publichealth.uga.edu/departments/environmental-health-science/

Employment Type:

Employee

Anticipated Start Date:

02/15/2021

Posting Date:

01/25/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO 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]).

Duties/Responsibilities:

Design, organize and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures and in some cases designing new protocols.

Percentage of time:

70

Duties/Responsibilities:

Summarize findings, publish results in research journals.

Percentage of time:

20

Duties/Responsibilities:

General responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory including providing supervision and guidance to junior technicians, students, and researchers.

Percentage of time:

10

Classification Title:

Post-Doctoral Associate AD

FLSA:

Exempt

FTE:

1.0

Position Summary:

The Postdoctoral Associate AD will investigate the role of DNA damage and repair in mutagenesis and carcinogenesis caused by environmental carcinogens. The Postdoctoral Associate AD will design, organize and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures and in some cases designing new protocols. This position will also summarize findings, publish results in research journals and assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory including providing supervision and guidance to junior technicians, students, and researchers.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

PhD in molecular biology, cell biology or related field of study in biological science is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Knowledge of basic and molecular biological procedures and techniques. Good organizational skills and attention to detail. Work independently and with others and to supervise and mentor other lab members. Good written and oral communication skills.

Physical Demands:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Lifting up to 25 pounds.

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a requirement of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/26/2021
Application Due: 4/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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