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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

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Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:

G/R16576P

Working Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department:

VPR-Owens Inst Behavioral Rsch

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 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 employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 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.

About the College/Unit/Department:

OIBR stimulates, supports, and sustains innovation and infrastructure in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Our impact lies in the fact that we catalyze high-impact multi-disciplinary research. The mission of OIBR addresses the world’s most pressing health, economic, social, educational, and policy challenges through the facilitation and promotion of social and behavioral science research.

College/Unit/Department website:

www.oibr.uga.edu

Employment Type:

Employee

Advertised Salary:

$55,000

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2023

Posting Date:

01/23/2023

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 (hrweb@uga.edu).

Duties/Responsibilities:

Managing lab operations.

Percentage of time:

40

Duties/Responsibilities:

Analyzing and collecting quantitative and qualitative data.

Percentage of time:

20

Duties/Responsibilities:

Preparing and submitting human subject committee proposals, writing grants, reviewing literature, preparing and submitting manuscripts.

Percentage of time:

20

Duties/Responsibilities:

Developing virtual simulations.

Percentage of time:

20

Classification Title:

Post-Doctoral Associate AD

FLSA:

Exempt

FTE:

1.00

Position Summary:

The postdoctoral research associate serves as the data manager for the Virtual Fitness Buddy Ecosystem project and the CHARTER: (Center for) Children’s Health Assessment and Research Translation and combating Environmental Racism project . Ensure data is downloaded and stored and trained in pertinent methodologies. Carry out quality assurance measures and prepare data for statistical analyses. Assist with data analysis and manuscript development.

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

Ph.D. in Communication (with an emphasis in technology, video games, virtual environments), Social Psychology, Public Health, or related discipline.

Physical Demands:

Working in a lab environment.

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

Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Dr. Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn

Recruitment Contact Email:

sjahn@uga.edu

Recruitment Contact Phone:

7065420976

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 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, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. 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.

Company info
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
US

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