Two Assistant Professor Positions in Molecular Medicine

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia USA
An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered.
October 04 2016
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Full Time
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The University of Georgia announces openings for two tenure track faculty positions in its new Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM). Development of the CMM complements UGA’s recent thrust into human health that is marked by the opening of a health sciences campus that includes a medical school operated in partnership with Augusta University and a rapidly expanding College of Public Health. The CMM will be located adjacent to the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC) in a purpose-built research facility due for completion in the Summer of 2017 ( The CMM is dedicated to better understanding the molecular and cellular basis of human disease and translating this into new diagnostics and therapeutics. To advance this mission, we are currently seeking applications from talented investigators at the Assistant Professor level.

Candidates with interests in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • molecular, cellular and developmental models for human disease
  • regenerative medicine, tissue repair and tissue engineering
  • cancer and stem cell biology
  • biomedical glycobiology

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent), at least two years relevant postdoctoral research experience, an outstanding publication record and a well-developed research plan. The successful candidates will be expected to establish a vibrant, extramurally funded research program. An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered. The University of Georgia ( is a land grant/sea institution located ninety miles northeast of Atlanta (, and offers an outstanding quality of life in the Athens region (

Please apply at Complete applications received by December 30, 2016 are assured full consideration.

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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.