Research Scientist, Cyber Center
Job ID: 260811
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Job ID: 260811
Position #: 40057732
Augusta University and the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences seeks a Research Scientist. This position is considered research faculty and not on tenure track. This position focuses on bioinformatics and big data processing, management and analysis as related to molecular, cellular and cognitive neuroscience. The position involves close collaboration with neuroscientists in the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at Medical College of Georgia. The scientist will work on big data related to, but not limited to, gene transcription, neuroimaging at microscopic and tissue levels, neurophysiology, behavioral tracing, and interact with neuroscientists to design and conduct the analysis according to project needs.
Doing bioinformatic analysis using existing databases and newly lab collected data,
- Developing and using machine learning methods
- Developing computer programs for analysis of large data sets, e.g. data from fMRI, EEG, complex imaging, behavioral tracing and Next Generation Sequencing and multiomic analysis data
- Interpreting and reporting results, preparing manuscripts, presenting data at group meetings and helping guide junior researchers.
PhD or equivalent with 3+ years of hands-on experience in building analytical pipelines for Next Generation Sequencing, large data processing and bioinformatics;
Proficiency in R and Python programing and high-performance computing;
Experienced with machine learning tools and methods.
Biometrics experience in building analytical pipelines
This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.
The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.
Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.
Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!
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.
Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.
Advancement through the faculty ranks, including research faculty at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines: https://www.augusta.edu/hr/faculty-support-ser/procedures/augusta_university_promotion_tenure_guidelines_feb_2020.pdf
Augusta University's School of Computer & Cyber Sciences is located at the center of many academic, governmental and corporate partnerships critical to the nation's cyber security and technology enterprise, including the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, the National Security Agency, Savannah River National Laboratory, and the U.S. Army Cyber Command, we are laying the foundation for a future of great opportunities all around. Now is the time to be a part of Augusta University's newest college! Our faculty bring valuable, practical skills into the classroom. Our students are innovators, doers and thinkers. The opportunities are boundless for you to pursue life-changing education at the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. And we're just getting started.
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.
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
Our Summerville Campus:
2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.
Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.
For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.
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 their employment and beyond.
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
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.
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.
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=260811&PostingSeq=1
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