Assistant Research Scientist

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F0707P Working Title Assistant Research Scientist Department Vet Med Vaccines & Immunology 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 ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 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 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 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 Posting Type External Retirement Plan Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 11/01/2020 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 08/20/2020 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement

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Position Details

Classification Title Researcher AC FLSA Faculty Rank Assistant Research Scientist Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree awarded in the discipline

Position Summary

A member of a multidisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Georgia engaged in the study of HIV -associated diseases and other infectious diseases.

Additional Requirements Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies 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 responsibility 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) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Processing biological samples and analyzing the immune response during chronic SIV and influenza infection of non-human primates• Performing immunologic studies such as flow cytometry and biological imaging studies, protein production and analysis• Assisting with management of biological studies and samples Lead technical role for the monoclonal antibody projects, epitope mapping, and B cell memory studies from both mouse and human vaccinations.

Percentage Of Time 85 Duties/Responsibilities

Lead a team of technicians, graduate students, and undergraduate students on various lab projects and undergraduate training programs.

Percentage Of Time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Writing and preparing scientific results for publication and presentation at scientific meetings, as well as grant applications. Other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Time 5 Posting Specific Questions

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