Assistant Research Scientist in the Cancer Center
Georgia Regents University (Formerly Georgia Health Sci Univ) - Georgia

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Reference number 6775

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Job Information

Georgia Regents University

Assistant Research Scientist ~ Position # 8156

GRU Cancer Center

Georgia Regents University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 percent increase in student applications, a 25 percent increase in student enrollment and a 146 percent increase in sponsored research. The university's Medical College of Georgia, the 13th oldest medical school in the country, was founded in 1828.

The GRU main campus is in Augusta, Georgia's second-largest city. The city was recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in the state. Augusta is within an easy three-hour drive of Atlanta, the University of Georgia, the Atlantic Ocean and the mountains. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan-area population of around 400,000.

Georgia Regents University Cancer Center, a new, state- of- the- art, 167,000 sq. ft. research facility invites applications from distinguished investigators and/or physician scientists to lead cancer related basic and/or translational research. Candidates are expected to contribute to and enhance GRU's multidisciplinary programs in basic and translational research in the areas of Cancer Molecular Signaling and Therapeutics, Molecular Immunology, Cancer Genetics, and Epigenetics.

Salary is negotiable. GRU offers an excellent fringe benefits package.

Org Marketing Statement

Effective January 9, 2013, Georgia Health Sciences University consolidated with Augusta State University to become Georgia Regents University. The consolidated university consists of nine colleges on two campuses. The Health Sciences Campus consists of the Medical College of Georgia, College of Dental Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Allied Health Sciences, and the College of Graduate Studies. The Summerville Campus consists of the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Hull College of Business; College of Education; and College of Science and Mathematics.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have an MD,MD/PhD, PhD, or equivalent degree and an active extramurally support research program. Candidates are also expected to contribute to graduate and medical education.

GRU offers attractive salary and generous start-up and support packages. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and prior accomplishments. State-of-the-art microarray, proteomics, genomics, flowcytometry, and microscopy are also available as supportive core facilities. The clinical research efforts of the physician scientist will also be supported by clinical research core facilities and nurse/coordinators.

How To Apply

Please see the below Institution Employment Link to view a complete job description (position & reference #8156 6775) and apply for the position. Select "External applicants can apply for faculty positions at Georgia Health Science University here", "Current Opportunities", "View Job Postings/Apply for Job", and then select "Search". Scroll down and locate reference #6775 (reference numbers listed in descending order)


Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 3 references to:

Dr. Gang Zhou

1120 15th Street, CN-4140

Augusta, GA 30912

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Regents University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Woman and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Internal recruitment is highly encouraged for all positions within the institution.

This includes employees of Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center and Georgia Health Sciences Medical Associates.

Other Information:
The Health Sciences Campus of Georgia Regents University is a tobacco free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. Our Summerville and Forest Hills campuses are in the process of transitioning into tobacco free environments.

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center is a patient-and-family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.

Institution Employment Link:

CIP Discipline Code: Oncology And Cancer Biology Immunology Degree Levels: Doctorate Position Type: Faculty