Assistant/Associate Professor

Athens, GA
Salary commensurate with experience.
September 14 2020
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


The University of Georgia announces a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor with teaching and research responsibilities in the Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) ( The CMM is dedicated to better understanding the molecular and cellular basis of human disease and where possible, to use basic discovery for the advancement of therapeutic development. To advance this mission, we are seeking applications from outstanding investigators.

Candidates with interests in the following areas are encouraged to apply:
•regenerative medicine and tissue repair
•stem cells and organoid models for human disease and development
•molecular and cellular basis of cancer, including cancer stem cells
•metabolic disease and metabolic regulation in human disease

All applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline. Applicants at the Assistant level must have at least two years relevant postdoctoral research experience as well as a publication record and a research plan commensurate with rank.

Applicants at the Associate level should provide documentation of an established, well-funded and impactful research program. An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered.

Laboratory space will be located in the new Center for Molecular Medicine Building on Riverbend Road, adjacent to the Center for Complex Carbohydrate Research. The Center benefits from strong interactions with UGA researchers at the Center for Drug Discovery, Developmental Biology Alliance, CCRC as well as academic departments on campus. 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 (

Applications should include a cover letter, research statement and CV. Three confidential letters from referees should be submitted separately. All materials should be submitted at Completed applications received by October 31, 2020 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 ( . Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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