Assistant Research Scientist in the Cancer Research Center

Position ID: 28216
Augusta University
Georgia Regents University
Cancer Center
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Assistant Research Scientist
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The candidate with a PhD degree, and at least five years of postdoctoral training in molecular biology and imaging will join tumor angiogenesis lab in the GRU Cancer Research Center as a non-tenured track Assistant Research Scientist.  This faculty member will be responsible for designing, performing, and interpreting different experiments related to the projects performed in the lab.  These include, but are not limited to the studies of tumor microenvironment, vasculogenesis, angiogenesis and vascular mimicry. The faculty member will also be responsible to assist in overseeing and supervising different research projects in the lab by advising, developing and writing manuscripts and grant applications.  In addition the candidate is expected to receive his/her grant support within three years.

  • Planning, designing, and performing research projects and analyzing the data from these research projects
  • Assist in grant writing and submission/Scientific manuscript writing and submission
  • Assist in mentoring and supervising postdoctoral fellows and graduate students
  • Performing administrative and managerial tasks in the lab
  • Attend lab meetings and discussions of results from research projects

Minimum Requirements 

PhD, MD/PhD with 5 years of post-doc training. Training must be in tumor microenvironment, angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, tumor and stem cell biology

To Apply, visit - Job opening number 9300, position number 00012825

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) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution.  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.

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Molecular Biology
Oncology and Cancer Biology
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Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

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