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Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Fellow USA Position @ Augusta University

Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Fellow USA Position @ Augusta University

Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Fellow USA Position @ Augusta University:  The Georgia Cancer Center, which is working toward NCI designation, includes a 167,000-square-foot research building, which opened in 2006, and a clinical facility that opened in 2010. Together they provide state-of-the-art research and treatment, including several first-in-human protocols.

Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Fellow USA Position @ Augusta University


Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Job ID: 11400
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Minimum Requirements
Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university

Departmental Requirements –

  • Knowledge, Abilities, Skills
  • Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Basic competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and EndNote or willingness to learn
  • Basic training in molecular biology
  • Must be detail-oriented, highly motivated and committed to achieving excellence in the form of productivity and publications
  • Ability to work independently; make responsible decisions; prioritize tasks; complete work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Willingness and ability to work with research animals


  • Experience in the biomedical sciences with molecular biology and histology approaches.
  • Individuals with laboratory experience in rodent handling/experimentation and documented scholarship (first author publications in international peer reviewed journals) are especially encouraged to apply
  • Special consideration will be give to candidates with expertise in bioinformatic analysis of next generation of sequencing


This is a training position designed to learn through engagement in an advanced level of scientific technical and administrative work in support of research efforts in an assigned laboratory or clinical research setting. The duties include, but are not limited to: participate in research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols; develop and evaluate new research techniques and procedures; participate in project planning and development of research protocols; participate in complex bacteriological, chemical and/or radio-chemical qualitative and quantitative analysis, macro-and micro-serological, histologic and cell culture procedures; publish results in scientific journals; perform a variety of complex chemical, biological, cytologic, microscopic, histologic, surgical, clinical, and statistical/computational and dissection procedures; and other duties as assigned.

The research in the laboratory is focused on vascular smooth muscle biology with an emphasis on the Hippo-YAP signaling pathway as a modulator of smooth muscle phenotype (ATVB, 2012; JBC, 2014, “paper of the week”; ATVB, 2015) and development (Circ. Res., 2014, cover article and editor’s pick). In addition, heart failure and long non-coding RNAs are emerging areas of research.

This position is supported by grant funds

Shift: Days/M-F
Salary: $47,476/Annual
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of candidate
Recruitment Period: 5/31/16 – Until Filled

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Fellow USA Position @ Augusta University

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) credit check.

How To Apply &  View Original Notification: https://erecruit.augusta.edu/psp/hrp461/SS/HRSS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

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