Tenure Track Faculty Position in Biomedical Glycoscience



The University of Georgia announces an opening for a tenure track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center. Applications will be considered from talented and accomplished investigators who currently maintain or exhibit potential for developing vigorous research programs in any area of biomedical glycoscience. Successful candidates will show evidence that their research program will complement existing strengths of the CCRC including functional and structural glycomics using MS, NMR, modeling, and MD simulation, enzymology and structural biology of glycan biosynthesis, developmental glycobiology, roles of glycans and glycoconjugates in disease processes such as cancer, inflammation, immunology, cell signaling, metabolic, neural and genetic disorders, microbial glycobiology, chemical and chemoenzymatic glycan synthesis, and plant glycoscience (www.ccrc.uga.edu). 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent), at least three years relevant postdoctoral research experience, an outstanding publication record in the areas of glycoscience and a well-developed research plan that is competitive for NIH funding. An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a Research 1 land grant and sea grant institution located ninety miles northeast of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia and provides an outstanding quality of life in the Athens region (www.visitathensga.com).

Please apply at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/106103 and provide a cover letter, detailed research plan, teaching statement, and arrange for 3 letters of reference to be forwarded. Completed applications (including reference letters) received by November 15, 2019 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, 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). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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