Posting Number G/R01456P
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department VPR-Complex Carbohyd Rsch Ctr
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About the College/Unit/Department
Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Anticipated Start Date 04/04/2019
Posting Date 03/21/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
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.
Performing research and mentoring as described above.
Percentage of time 100
Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD
UGA Job Code
The postdoctoral research associate will develop an individual training and
research plan together with Dr. Hart. He/She will perform research full-time
employing state of the art molecular biological, biochemical and chemical
approaches, including chromatography, mass spectrometry, enzymology, chemical
biology or any other method needed to address the biological question. He/she
will also be expected to help supervise undergraduate students and graduate
students in the laboratory. Possible project include, but are not limited to:
O-GlcNAc regulation of translation or transcription; O-GlcNAc regulation of
ribogenesis; O-GlcNAc's roles in tumore cell immunosuppression of cytotoxic
lymphocytes; mechanisms of O-GlcNAc's roles in Alzheimer's disease or studies
of the functions of O-GlcNAc in the functions of neurons.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
Must have a Ph.D. or MD degree with considerable experience in biochemistry,
chemistry, molecular biology or allied fields. A publication record in good
journals is helpful.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Normal for laboratory work.
Is this a Position of Trust?
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?
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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