Post-Doctoral Associate AD

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Job Details

Posting Number:

G/R13676P

Working Title:

Post-Doctoral Associate AD

Department:

Franklin-Biochemistry

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Employment Type:

Employee

Additional Schedule Information:

Schedule will be decided upon interview and hiring. Will be 40 hours a week.

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2021

Posting Date:

07/14/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Duties/Responsibilities:

Executing fermentation projects. Includes setup, cultivation and cleaning of system. Data collection and analysis

Percentage of time:

50

Duties/Responsibilities:

Executing cell culture and purification projects. Requires employee to understand operation of cell culture equipment. Understand protein purification equipment and execute projects as needed.

Percentage of time:

40

Duties/Responsibilities:

New technology development

Percentage of time:

5

Duties/Responsibilities:

Train and mentor students (undergraduate and graduate) on equipment and techniques. Allow shadowing opportunities for students

Percentage of time:

3

Duties/Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned

Percentage of time:

2

Classification Title:

Post-Doctoral Associate AD

FLSA:

Exempt

FTE:

1.00

Position Summary:

Due to the varied nature of projects at BFF, the PostDoc will be required to operate in a variety of disciplines to execute fermentation projects for a major client. Outside of that work the Postdoc will focus on cell culture and protein purification process development. In addition, the candidate should have an understanding of molecular biology principles including gene cloning and strain development. The candidate will contribute to the development of new procedures that could eventually be services offered in the facility. This will require the ability to critically read and adapt procedures from the scientific literature, and accurately implement requested services.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

PhD degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology or related discipline or higher plus 3 or more years experience or a master of science degree or higher and 0 years experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Knowledge of microbiology/fermentation, protein purification theory and practice including operation of FPLC equipment.

Physical Demands:

Sitting or standing for periods of time in a lab setting

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a requirement of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

 

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Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States

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