Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biology, University of Georgia, USA

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biology: Join the Weiss Lab at the University of Georgia’s Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC) in cutting-edge research on glycosaminoglycan biosynthesis. We are seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to contribute to multidisciplinary projects investigating the regulation of glycosaminoglycan biosynthesis in human health and disease. This position offers training opportunities in glycobiology, functional genomics, chemical biology, and drug discovery.

Designation:Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research Area:Glycosaminoglycan Biology
Location:University of Georgia, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Athens, Georgia, USA
  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, or a related discipline.
  • Hands-on experience with CRISPR technologies and/or epigenetic/transcriptional techniques preferred.
  • Strong scientific writing and oral communication skills.
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to work effectively with colleagues. | |
  • Job Description: | The Postdoctoral Research Associate will:
  • Design and conduct experiments in glycosaminoglycan biosynthesis.
  • Utilize techniques including genome-wide CRISPR screening, flow cytometry, mammalian cell engineering, and glycan characterization.
  • Collaborate with the Principal Investigator on research projects.
  • Prepare and publish scientific manuscripts.
  • Potentially operate scientific equipment and train students and research staff.

This is a temporary appointment for one year, with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory progress, not exceeding five years.

Scientific Environment: The CCRC at UGA is a collaborative research center with 18 research teams focused on glycoscience. The Weiss Lab, part of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, offers state-of-the-art instrumentation and a supportive research environment in structural biology, infectious disease, enzymology, epigenetics, and molecular medicine.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email their CV and a list of 2-3 references to Dr. Ryan Weiss at Additional information is available on our lab website.

Last Date for Apply: Applications will be reviewed immediately.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Applicants needing accommodations or assistance with accessibility are encouraged to contact Central HR at Join us in advancing cutting-edge research at the intersection of glycosaminoglycan biology and human health!


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