Postdoctoral Fellow - Job Opening 224192

Job description

Postdoctoral Fellow - Job Opening 224192

How to Apply
Please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university/ and search for position 224192.

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

Department Information
Our faculty study a variety of fundamental questions ranging from neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders, functions of the nervous system and regenerative medicine, using a broad repertoire of experimental approaches.  A number of doctoral students of Neuroscience and Molecular Medicine PhD Programs are doing their thesis research in the department.  The department is also a major contributor to Augusta University’s Center for Healthy Aging, a multidisciplinary consortium whose mission to improve and restore function to injured and degenerating tissues of the human body.  The department places a strong emphasis on translational research with collaborations with multiple clinical departments including Neurology, Psychiatry, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery and Medicine.

Responsibilities
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.
  • 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. 
  • Compose articles for publication in scientific journals; review articles prepared by others.
  • 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/tasks as assigned.

Shift/Salary
Shift: Days/M-F
Salary:  
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: 3/25/2021
Application Due: 5/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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