Research Associate- Ophthalmology at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia

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Job Description:





Research Associate- Ophthalmology




Job ID: 267109

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary:



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About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.



Location

Augusta University - Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912



College/Department Information

Welcome to the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University Health. Our top priority is the provision of thorough and compassionate patient care. Within our department you will find doctors who are interested in matching your concerns with accurate diagnoses and treatments. We seek not only to provide the right treatment, but also to educate you in regard to your condition so that you too may be involved in its management. Our educational mission is broadly focused. Upon completion of the 3 year course of instruction our residents are able to enter comprehensive ophthalmic practice or pursue fellowship training. Through continuing medical education activities the local ophthalmic community as well as our team of eye care providers are given opportunity to discuss and implement recent advances in the medical and surgical care of the eye.'



Job Summary

The Research Associate coordinates the activities of trainees and technicians in the laboratory; provides administrative support of research initiatives; performs, plans and executes independent studies; develops and evaluates new research techniques and procedures; ensures compliance with rules and regulations pertaining to use of biohazardous materials and oversees the use of the materials and equipment in the laboratory.



Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Research scientific literature regarding current understanding of experimental paradigms; conduct experiments, analyze results and summarize findings; prepare findings for presentations at national and international meetings, publication and grants
  • Coordinate research activities and procedures of staff, graduate and summer students by continuous discussion amongst lab members; participate in project planning and development of research protocols; develop and evaluate new techniques and procedures
  • Advise principal investigators, postdoctoral fellows, students and technicians in research techniques and procedures; assist trainees and other technicians with analysis of project data
  • Ensure compliance with rules and regulations pertaining to use of biohazardous materials, chemicals, anesthetic drugs and experimental animals; oversee use of materials, equipment, etc.
  • Order supplies and equipment; Maintain and trouble shoot equipment; maintain chemical and equipment inventories.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.





Required Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and experience in research, basic science or clinical laboratory particularly clinical trial research OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, cell biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and a minimum of three years' research and/or clinical experience.



Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the medical field; Experience in medical research to support research for clinical grant studies and clinical trials.



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentialityExcellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases



Shift/Salary/Benefits


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)


Pay Grade: R14


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.


Recruitment Period: Until Filled


Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.


Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.


Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!



Conditions of Employment


All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.



Other Information


This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."


Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.



Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.



How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the universitySelect University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365



To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=267109&PostingSeq=1

















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