Postdoctoral Scientist Position at University of Georgia, USA

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Postdoctoral Scientist Position: The University of Georgia invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Scientist in the Department of Franklin-Genetics. This position offers an exciting opportunity to join the Rozario lab and work on a pioneering project focused on understanding long-range signals that regulate stem cell dynamics in tapeworms. If you are a talented scientist with a background in molecular biology and a passion for uncovering insights from non-traditional model organisms, we encourage you to apply.

  • Job Title: Postdoctoral Scientist
  • Location: Athens Area, University of Georgia, USA
  • Posting Number: G/R22870P
  • Anticipated Start Date: January 1, 2024
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled


  • Ph.D. in Genetics, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Developmental Biology, Parasitology, or related fields (obtained or expected by 2024).
  • Experience in molecular biology is required.
  • Strong candidates should also have experience in one or more of the following areas: protein biochemistry, mass spectrometry, confocal microscopy, gene editing, microdissections, cell culture, or general cell biology.


  • Conduct hypothesis-driven research, with a focus on understanding long-range signals in tapeworms (80% of time).
  • Write and communicate scientific findings (10% of time).
  • Attend and participate in meetings (internal, local, international) (10% of time).

Position Details:

  • Classification Title: Post-Doctoral Associate AD
  • FLSA: Exempt
  • UGA Job Code: [Not specified]
  • FTE: 1.00 (Full-time)

Position Summary: The Rozario lab is embarking on a groundbreaking project funded by The Hypothesis Fund to explore quorum sensing abilities in the rat tapeworm, Hymenolepis diminuta, and their impact on stem cell behavior in the regeneration-competent neck. This is a minimum 2-year fully funded position with the potential for extension. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with modern molecular tools to identify the nature and mechanism of these extrinsic signals. We welcome talented and enthusiastic scientists from diverse backgrounds to join our lab.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following documents online:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

For inquiries regarding the position or recruitment process, please contact Tania Rozario at

Important Information:

  • The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled.

Join us in this exciting research endeavor, and be part of a team pushing the boundaries of stem cell dynamics in tapeworms. Apply today and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries in the field of molecular biology.

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