Posting Number G/R13434P
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - Lechtreck
Department Franklin-Cellular Biology
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Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Advertised Salary $47,476
Anticipated Start Date 09/01/2021
Posting Date 06/30/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
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Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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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.
- investigate the regulation of intraflagellar transport, a conserved protein
shuttle dedicated to the assembly of cilia.
- investigate the assembly of the ciliary membrane and the role of membrane
protein patterns for cilia function and cellular behavior.
Percentage of time 100
Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD
UGA Job Code
Postdoctoral position will investigate the regulate of intraflagellar
transport (IFT), a conserved protein shuttle dedicated to the assembly of
cilia; or the assembly of the ciliary membrane and the role of membrane
protein patterns for cilia function and cellular behavior. This position is
funded by external resources and is subject to terminate when funding is no
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
Hold a recent Ph.D. in cell or molecular biology or related disciplines with
no more than 3 years of previous post-doctoral experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are especially
encouraged to apply: in vivo and in vitro imaging, Chlamydomanas genetics and
molecular biology, proteomics and protein biochemistry.
Standard for a typical lab environment.
Is this a Position of Trust? Yes
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?
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)
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