Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Georgia

United States

February 24, 2022


Posting Details Posting Number G/R16063P

Working Title Post-Doctoral Associate Department VetMed-Physiology & Pharmacol 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 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

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations to improve the health of animals as well as people. The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals, and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health.

The College of Veterinary Medicine values all members of the university community, recognizing that differences in experience and culture can only lead to a more well-rounded, accepting academic environment. We have an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in our Principles of Community (https://

College/Unit/Department website www. Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 03/01/2022 Posting Date 01/19/2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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Location of Vacancy Athens Area EOO Statement

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Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Conduct research in lab:

Work under supervision of Principal Investigator in conducting research on funded projects

Design and evaluate experiments

Develop new ideas that promotes current research

Percentage of time 75 Duties/Responsibilities

Writing and reporting of research:

Write research articles for publication under the direction of Principal Investigator

Prepare, and present research at national and international meetings

Obtain data for grant and proposal writing

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Supervising student workers, undergraduate assistants:

Train undergraduate/graduate students and research staffs in the laboratory

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Care for animals or operate specific equipment.

Percentage of time 5

Position Details Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD

FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

The Lee lab in the University of Georgia (UGA) is seeking a team oriented and highly motivated candidates for the full-time position of Postdoctoral fellow (or Research Associates). The Lee lab studies the role of innate immune cells in the progression of Lewy body diseases. We utilize a combination of in vivo and in vitro models of synucleinopathies to uncover the interaction between innate immune cells and abnormal protein aggregates utilizing a preclinical models of Lewy body disease. More information about our research interest and the lab can be found at: https: // and https: // labs/lee-lab/

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

Desired qualifications: Skilled in working with mouse models of neurogenerative diseases, skilled in cell biology techniques with cell cultures and flow cytometry

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Skills in neuroscience, immunology, and molecular biolog

Physical Demands 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 Information

Contact Details

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below. For assistance with your application or login, please email

Recruitment Contact Name Jae-Kyung "Jamise" Lee, Ph.D Recruitment Contact Email Recruitment Contact Phone 706-542-9671

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  • List of References with Contact Information
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