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Assistant Research Scientist - Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta


Assistant Research Scientist - Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Job ID: 251514
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary
Job Opening ID: 251514Position Number: 20009283 The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University invites applications for a PhD level Assistant Research Scientist (non-tenure track faculty) position. The position may cover any area in cellular or systems neuroscience. Applicants with expertise in neurodegenerative disease, cellular electrophysiology, and in vivo circuit studies are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional areas of interest include receptor biology and human iPSC-based neurological disease models. Department faculty have access to excellent core facilities for multiphoton/confocal and electron microscopy, small animal behavior and imaging, genomics and proteomics, flow cytometry and bioinformatics. The Research Scientist will work independently under the direction of Dr. Qin Wang and will be expected to conduct cutting-edge research in the fields of neuropharmacology, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, including engaging in collaborative projects. Will train and provide supervision to the postdocs, students and technical staff and will carry out research projects independently; design and execute research experiments, develop new methods, perform data analysis, write manuscripts and publish results.

Responsibilities
The duties include, but are not limited to: Working independently under the direction of Dr. Qin Wang, conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of neuropharmacology, neuroinflammation, and neurodegeneration; Engaging in collaborative projects; Providing training and supervision to Postdoctoral Fellows, students and technical staff; Conducting research projects independently; Designing and executing research experiments, developing new methods, performing data analysis, writing manuscripts and publishing results.

Required Qualifications
MD or PhD

Shift/Salary/Benefits
Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees. Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optimal Requirement Retirement), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays. Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

College/Department Information
The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine is charged with conducting high-impact original biomedical research and translating the findings to clinical applications, and in educating future physicians and researchers. Our research addresses fundamental questions in cell and developmental biology, endocrinology, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, and cancer biology. Collaborations have been established with clinical departments for studies that investigate various diseases including neurological diseases (stroke, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, and Guillain-Barre syndrome); psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and autism); degenerative diseases (osteoporosis); cancer; and endocrinological disorders. Our department is also the home to the new Transgenic and Genome Editing Core. MCG is a state-supported academic medical center located in a historic city with outstanding recreational and lifestyle opportunities.

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Location

Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

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. 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.

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

How To Apply
Please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university/ to search for Job Opening ID 251514 and submit an application to be considered for this position.

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.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=251514&PostingSeq=1







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