Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology & the University Center for Obesity Reversal

Position ID: 34093
Georgia State University
Arts & Sciences
Biology; University Center for Obesity Reversal
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Research Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Research Assistant Professor

Department of Biology and University Center for Obesity Reversal

Georgia State University

The Department of Biology and University Center for Obesity Reversal is seeking to fill a new non tenure track faculty position at the Research Assistant Professor level. Responsibilities include supervising and providing specialized technical assistance to the laboratory personnel, performing research experiments, and assisting in the writing and submission of research grants to extramural funding agencies. Qualified individuals must have a Ph.D degree or equivalent in Biology, Biochemistry or a related field, have more than eight years of post-doctoral training and research experience, and have a broad background in the area of central and peripheral nervous system regulation of adipose biology and energy balance. Applicants should possess the expertise for a wide variety of histological methodologies including single/double/triple immunohistochemistry, single and dual viral tract tracing, and traditional tract tracing as well as small animal surgery techniques aimed at understanding adipose tissue biology and function. The successful candidate is also expected to establish an independent research program.

Application Procedure:  The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled.  The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For best consideration, applications should be submitted prior to November 15, 2016. An applicant should submit a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position, a resume/CV and the names of three professional references, with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers and email addresses. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.

Submission of materials as a PDF or Word Doc. attachment is strongly encouraged.  Confidential inquiries and application materials should be sent via email to or mailed to:

Chair of Research Assistant Professor Search Committee

Department of Biology, Center for Obesity Reversal

Georgia State University

P. O. Box 4010

Atlanta, GA 30302-4010

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


CIP Discipline Code: 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator