Post-Doctoral Associate AD

University of Georgia

United States

December 22, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number G/R10257P

Working Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD Department CAES-Animal & Dairy Science 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.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website https: // ads.caes.uga.edu/ Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday 8AM – 5PM

Advertised Salary $47,476 Anticipated Start Date 11/17/2020 Posting Date 10/09/2020 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants 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).

UGA Statement

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https: // coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Duties/Responsibilities

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Duties/Responsibilities

The candidate will be expected to conduct both in vitro therapeutic assessment studies as well as in vivo investigations of therapeutic efficacy in rodent models. The incumbent will be working in a fast-paced environment on NIH, NSF and foundation funded projects. In addition to the above activities, the postdoctoral appointee will be expected to assist the PI in overseeing laboratory activities, supervising graduate and undergraduate trainees, and preparing manuscripts and grant proposals.

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Position Details Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD

FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.0 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

The Translational Glycomaterials and Neural Repair Laboratory in the Regenerative Bioscience Center at The University of Georgia (UGA) is recruiting a talented postdoctoral research associate to help develop therapeutic approaches for invasive brain tumors and severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The lab specializes in the development of functionalized 3D glycomaterial scaffolds, in vitro microphysiological platforms, and neuromodulation tools to investigate therapeutic potency and functional recovery.

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

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D in neuroscience, neuro-oncology, biomedical engineering, psychology, or a related field, and possess strong computational skills (MATLAB, Julia, E-prime, Python etc.) and training in in vitro cell biological methods, rodent surgeries, imaging and image analysis, and histology.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Applicants should have a good publication record, rigorous training in experimental methods, and expertise in statistics and statistical computation tools (R, MATLAB). Prior experience in biomaterial synthesis and characterization, microfluidics, neural interfacing, neuromodulation (tMS, tDCS), electrophysiology, and motor function assessments, is highly desirable. The candidate should have excellent communication, time-management, and leadership skills, and will be expected to work independently and with a sense of urgency on time-sensitive projects. The candidate will be expected to conduct both in vitro therapeutic assessment studies as well as in vivo investigations of therapeutic efficacy in rodent models.

Physical Demands

Lift up to 50 pounds; stand at lab bench for an extended period of time.

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? Yes 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) No

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