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Open Rank Faculty - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Open Rank Faculty - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Job ID: 235527
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Job Summary
Job ID: 235527
Position #: 20000722
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Medical College of Georgia (Georgia's only public academic medical center) at Augusta University is expanding its research programs and is seeking tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. Successful applicants will have research interests in the areas of benign, malignant and age-related diseases, molecular signaling, inflammation/immunology, gene/epigenetic regulation, biomarkers, and targeted-therapy or in novel areas with translational research appeal. The successful candidate will contribute to the department's robust extramural grant portfolio, as well as, contribute to the department's education mission and graduate and post-graduate training programs. The candidate will have access to departmental and institutional state-of-the-art cores and equipment, biotelemetry, genome editing of mice/rats, next generation and 10x single cell sequencing, bioinformatics, and advanced microscopy/imaging, flow-cytometry, mass spectrometry, Seahorse XFEs, small-animal imaging and MRI. Candidates with established extramural research programs are desirable. Candidates applying at the Associate Professor or Professor level should have extramurally funded research programs. Highly competitive salaries and excellent start-up packages are available. With ambient weather, affordable living, and the home of the US Cyber Command, and the Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta, Georgia and the greater CSRA is a fast-growing community, with nature walks along the Savannah River, a ballpark across the river, convenient commute, and some of the best schools in Georgia.

Required Qualifications
Doctoral degree (PhD or MD/PhD in Life Sciences, or equivalent) from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three years of postdoctoral experience.

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

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 10,500 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. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at

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.

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
To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at Augusta University Faculty Careers ( Job ID # 235527. Please upload your Curriculum vitae, research statement, professional references, etc. as one document.

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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