Assistant Research Scientist

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Job Summary

Job ID: 225554

Position #: 40018607


Georgia Cancer Center, Augusta University, GA, USA

The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University brings together a team of basic science researchers, clinicians, radiation oncologists, nurse navigators and patient support staff to create a community fostering innovation and care focused on improving the lives of our patients. This team approach is focused on patients across the state of Georgia and neighboring states providing access to more first-in-the-nation clinical trials, world-renowned experts and a multidisciplinary approach that keeps the patient at the center of care. Research at the Georgia Cancer Center’s M. Bert Storey Research Building focuses on the most promising pathways for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Several of our researchers are involved with investigator-initiated clinical trials, transitioning their research into the clinic.

This part-time position (0.5) is necessary to perform comprehensive analysis on the mechanism of HLAG dimer-mediated inhibition of the functions of immune cells that mediate transplant grant destruction.

The duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for performing a variety of research activities requiring a high degree of proficiency to include blood handling, sample preparation and inventory.

Responsible for coordinating the maintenance of research facilities, machinery, and equipment and the purchase of supplies and equipment.

Maintain inventory of supplies; order replacement and new reagents as needed.

Ensure compliance to Federal and State research guidelines.

Maintain liaison between administrative and analytical staff.  Instruct laboratory academic section in laboratory research techniques, instruments, methods, and procedures.

Train staff in mandated techniques for research projects.

Perform all other related duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent from an accredited college or university.


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Job No: 225554
Posted: 4/5/2021
Application Due: 6/4/2021
Work Type: Part Time