Postdoctoral Fellow - Job Opening 221011

Job description

Postdoctoral Fellow - Job Opening 221011

How to Apply
Please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university/ and search for position 221011.

Department Information
The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine is charged with conducting high-impact original biomedical research and translating the findings to clinical applications, and in educating future physicians and researchers.  Our research addresses fundamental questions in neuroscience, cell and developmental biology, endocrinology, and regenerative medicine.  Collaborations have been established with clinical departments for studies that investigate various diseases including neurological diseases (stroke, epilepsy, CNS injury, muscular dystrophy, and Guillain-Barre syndrome); psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and autism); degenerative diseases (osteoporosis); cancer; and endocrinological disorders. 

Laboratory Info:
The laboratory’s research focuses on micro-RNA mediated mechanisms during neuronal reprogramming in the mouse model of spinal cord injury. Highly motivated applicants with experience in CNS injury model, molecular biology, cell culture, and microscopy are encouraged to apply. For more information, please see (https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/dnrm/faculty/hedonglilabwebsite.php).

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

Responsibilities
This is a training position designed to learn through engagement in an advanced level of scientific, technical, and administrative work in support of research efforts in an assigned laboratory or clinical research setting. Participate in research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols; Develop and evaluate new research techniques and procedures; Publish results in scientific journals; Perform a variety of complex chemical, biological, microscopic, surgical, clinical, statistical/computational and dissection procedures.
 
 The responsibilities 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.
  • Analyze results of experiments and procedures using manual or computer techniques and, if necessary, develop special computer programs to facilitate analysis. Teach and participate in complex physiological quantitative analyses and cell culture procedures.
  • Coordinate and participate in research of scientific literature; summarize and evaluate findings; develop derivative applications of applications of techniques developed by own research activities or reported by other research projects. Presents 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 personnel on research techniques, procedures, and other technological aspects of research activities.
  • Calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and operate microscopes, computer-linked analytical equipment, dedicated computers and other complex scientific equipment; instruct others in operation of equipment.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Shift/Salary
Shift: Days/M-F
Salary: $36,197/Annually - $45,000/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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Posted: 3/23/2021
Application Due: 5/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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