Senior Research Scientist

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Job Summary

Job ID: 224508

Position #: 20007553

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.

 

The duties include, but are not limited to:

Train and provide supervision to the new postdocs, students and technical staff

Carry out research projects independently, write manuscripts, perform data analysis and experimental design and publish the results

Oversee progress reports and grant submissions and manage protocols of the use of animals and chemicals.

Expertise in animal behavior, gene expression, transgenic mouse models as it relates to the main research focus on depression and Alzheimer’s disease.

Required Qualifications

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

Shift/Salary

Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

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 http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.

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 everyday 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:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience