Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Georgia

United States

December 22, 2021


Posting Details Posting Number G/R03377P

Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Department VPR-Complex Carbohyd Rsch Ctr 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.

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Bench Research

Percentage of time 85 Duties/Responsibilities

Literature review

Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities


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Writing manuscripts / grants

Percentage of time 5

Position Details Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD

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

Study O-GlcNAc biology, including role in XLID.

Study O-mannosylation, including role in CMD.

Characterization of proteins and o-glycans from varied biological systems.

Work with current lab members to help facilitate research.

Train and work with technicians / graduate students / undergraduates.

Keep up to date with current literature relating to all lab research.

Prepare reports and manuscripts for funding agencies.

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

PhD required

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Skills desired: - Cell culture / molecular biology - Glycobiology - Western blotting (Li-Cor) - Mass spectrometry techniques - Enzyme expression / purification / characterization

Physical Demands

Normal for laboratory work

Is this a Position of Trust? 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? 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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