Postdoctoral Fellow - Job Opening 216465

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Postdoctoral Fellow - Job Opening 216465

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Required Qualifications
Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university.  

Department Information
Pharmacology and Toxicology was established as a department at the Medical College of Georgia in 1943. Neuroscience and cardiovascular and studies are the focuses of the department's research programs. Model systems and state-of-the-art experimental approaches assist graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and staff scientists research basic neurobiology and clinical neuropathology.

A training position designed to carry out advanced independent research to achieve the objectives of the research project, ensuring consistency with established methodological approaches and models, adherence to project timelines and completeness of documentation. Participate in research data collection and analysis; develop and evaluate new research techniques and procedures; conduct studies of related literature; write and publish articles in scientific journals.
The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in project planning and development of research protocols while insuring adherence to accepted scientific research principles and compliance with relevant federal guidelines
  • Perform a variety of experimental studies including animal behavior, cell biology and molecular biology experiments
  • Experiments may include but not be limited to performing animal surgery, microinjection, behavioral testing, genotyping, western blot, real-time PCR, immunohistochemistry and various microscopy and imaging techniques
  • Analyze results of experiments and procedures using manual or computer techniques and, if necessary, develop special computer programs to facilitate analysis
  • Coordinate and participate in research of scientific literature; summarize and evaluate findings; Develop derivative applications of techniques developed by own research activities or reported by other research projects; Present findings at scientific meetings locally, nationally and internationally
  • Compose articles for publication in scientific journals; review articles prepared by others
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of students, graduate assistants and other research personnel engaged in research activities and/or related laboratory work; Advise principal investigators, other postdocs, students and other research
  • Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned

Shift: Days/M-F
Salary Range: $47,476/Annually 
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate.
Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/16/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time