Post-Doctoral Associate AD - Li Lab

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens, Georgia
Posted
Apr 14, 2021
Closes
Apr 23, 2021
Ref
4dd0eec7e347
Organization Type
Corporate
*Posting Number:*G/R11157P*Working Title:*Post-Doctoral Associate AD - Li Lab*Department:*Public Health Environmental Health Science*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 ([http://www.uga.edu/](http://www.uga.edu/)). 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.*College/Unit/Department website:*https://publichealth.uga.edu/departments/environmental-health-science/*Employment Type:*Employee*Anticipated Start Date:*02/15/2021*Posting Date:*01/25/2021*Open Until Filled:*Yes*Location of Vacancy:*Athens Area *EOO Statement:*The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).*Duties/Responsibilities:*Design, organize and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures and in some cases designing new protocols.*Percentage of time:*70*Duties/Responsibilities:*Summarize findings, publish results in research journals.*Percentage of time:*20*Duties/Responsibilities:*General responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory including providing supervision and guidance to junior technicians, students, and researchers.*Percentage of time:*10*Classification Title:*Post-Doctoral Associate AD*FLSA:*Exempt*FTE:*1.0*Position Summary:*The Postdoctoral Associate AD will investigate the role of DNA damage and repair in mutagenesis and carcinogenesis caused by environmental carcinogens. The Postdoctoral Associate AD will design, organize and conduct highly specialized and advanced experiments using established scientific protocols and procedures and in some cases designing new protocols. This position will also summarize findings, publish results in research journals and assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory including providing supervision and guidance to junior technicians, students, and researchers.*Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:*PhD in bioinformatics or related field of study in biological science. Strong background in one or more of the following areas: bioinformatics, molecular/cellular biology, epigenetics, DNA repair and related fields. A strong background in bioinformatics and experience with Next Generation Sequencing data analysis is preferred.*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :*Knowledge of high throughput genomic approaches (RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, Hi-C) and data analysis. Work independently and with others and to supervise and mentor other lab members. Good written and oral communication skills.*Physical Demands:*Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Lifting up to 25 pounds.*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