UGA - Complex Carbohydrate Research Center
Athens, Georgia (US)
Commensurate with experience
October 05 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The University of Georgia announces an opening for a tenure track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center in any area of biomedical glycoscience. Applications will be considered from talented and accomplished investigators who currently maintain or exhibit potential for developing vigorous research programs.   The successful candidate will be expected to build or maintain a vibrant, extramurally-funded research program that integrates with and leverages the highly collaborative research environment at the CCRC and UGA. The individual will have access to a robust graduate student training program and undergraduate trainees, as well as the opportunity to participate in classroom education. 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 72 miles northeast of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia and provides an outstanding quality of life in the Athens region (www.visitathensga.com).

All applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences. Applicants should also have at least three years relevant postdoctoral research experience, a publication record in the areas of glycoscience commensurate with appointment as an Assistant Professor, and a well-developed research plan that is competitive for NIH funding. Competetive 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).

Please apply at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/222990. Candidate must provide a cover letter, detailed research plan and teaching statement, and provide complete contact information (email, address and phone) for three individuals of reference. Please include discussion of your commitment to mentorship and fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment in classroom and research groups within the application materials. Questions for the Search Committee may be directed to Cathryn Quinn (cjquinn@uga.edu). Completed applications received by November 19, 2021, 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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