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Assistant Research Scientist

Augusta University
Augusta University

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Assistant Research Scientist
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229129


Job Information

Job ID: 229129 

Position: 20014886

This is a senior research position that performs sophisticated research experiments outlined in the PI's research grant/s; assists with planning scientific research activity, objectives, budget, and other requirements and specifications related to the research; measures the outcome of research processes, prepares reports, develops presentations and graphs for further analysis, and discusses findings and analysis with scholars and professors in the university, as well as with researchers at other universities, and helps undergraduate and graduate students with research projects and other experiments that they choose to perform for learning purposes.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs complex data analysis related to producing research results and preparing findings for future development; work toward the submission and attainment of extramural grants on independent research topics.
  • Publication of 1-2 first author papers a year. Present research findings at 1-2 national scientific meetings.

Required Qualifications

A doctoral degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, or PhD in Biological Sciences from an accredited college or university.  Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Touch/manual dexterity and memory for detail are critical to performing job functions.Postdoctoral experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

A strong background in molecular biology, physiology and cell biology as it relates to coronary and microvascular disease and microvascular brain injury.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to work independently with only general supervision; ability to work with animal models; ability to troubleshoot problems independently, and ability to multi-task.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Background in biology, chemistry and/or biochemistry; extensive experience in a research laboratory setting to include conducting complex experiments and data analysis; excellent organizational and budgetary skills; detail oriented.


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

Recruitment Period: 6/22/2021 - Until Filled

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.

Compliance with AU Confidentiality Policies:

  • All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University/ AU Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, 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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