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Angel Padilla

Note: For staff vacancies, application must be made through the Human Resources website. To search for openings in CTEGD, search by department name (VPR – Center Trop Emerg Glob Dis) or the posting number. If you are interested in a post-doctoral fellow position, please contact the principal investigator directly.

Assistant Professor (Posting # F0984P)

The Department of Infectious Diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases at the University of Georgia invite applications for a full-time tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek an individual who will build a research program centered on parasitic diseases, including mechanistic aspects of parasite biology or interactions with hosts and vectors or translational research on parasitic diseases. The position includes a very competitive salary, excellent laboratory space and a generous start-up package.  The successful candidate would build on the research strengths of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, one of the world’s leading centers for parasite research, and contribute to our NIH-funded training program. Teaching responsibilities in the Department of Infectious Diseases will be in our undergraduate, graduate or professional programs.

 UI-Infra Back-end Developer Position (Posting #S07248P)

We are looking for a Senior Java Developer to join the UI / Infrastructure team of nine Java and JavaScript developers at VEuPathDB, an established academic project of 50+ developers and biologists. VEuPathDB specializes in high visibility websites that leverage thousands of diverse large-scale biological datasets relevant to global infectious disease (see, e.g. PlasmoDB.org and ClinEpiDB.org).

Collaboratively design and implement major Java back-end components for globally important scientific websites. These will include cloud-ready microservices and subsystems in a large-scale, high performance query engine, data mining, and data transformation infrastructure. Optionally explore tasks in a ReactJS front-end and develop data analyses and visualizations.

Create quality code, modular designs and clean APIs, using external frameworks as needed. Actively share design ideas on a daily basis with a team of committed, talented developers. Bring an interest in exploring new technologies. Optionally work with biological data scientists to help translate complex scientific use cases into effective tools and interfaces. Optionally work with a DevOps team on an evolving ecosystem of containerized services.

Combine the advantages of an academic environment with the rigor of developing a production system. Work in an intellectually challenging yet relaxed environment. Enjoy flexible work hours and excellent vacation, tuition, health and retirement benefits. Work on a resource that makes a difference in the health of millions of people.

 

UI-Infrastructure Front-End Developer, Junior (Posting # S07247P)

We are looking for a JavaScript Developer to join the UI / Infrastructure team of nine Java and JavaScript developers at VEuPathDB, an established academic project of 50+ developers and biologists. VEuPathDB specializes in high visibility websites that leverage thousands of diverse large-scale biological datasets relevant to global infectious disease (see, e.g. PlasmoDB.org and ClinEpiDB.org). The JavaScript Developer will co-design and evolve a large-scale React client-side application featuring sophisticated scientific user interface components and visualizations. You will develop TypeScript data models and TypeScript code against a growing set of REST services, and participate in the specification of server-side data science APIs. We prefer candidates with demonstrated expertise in human-computer interaction and user interface design. The successful applicant will create quality code, modular designs and clean APIs, using external frameworks as needed. S/he will work collaboratively within a nine member team of software developers and actively share design ideas on a daily basis. The applicant will bring an interest in exploring and integrating new technologies. S/he will work with biological data scientists and other database users to help translate complex scientific use cases into effective tools and interfaces. Combine the advantages of an academic environment with the rigor of developing a production system. Work in an intellectually challenging yet relaxed environment. Enjoy flexible work hours and excellent vacation, tuition, health and retirement benefits. Work on a resource that makes a difference in the health of millions of people.

UI-Infra Front-end Developer Position-Senior (Posting # S07246P)

We are looking for a JavaScript Developer to join the UI / Infrastructure team of nine Java and JavaScript developers at VEuPathDB, an established academic project of 50+ developers and biologists. VEuPathDB specializes in high visibility websites that leverage thousands of diverse large-scale biological datasets relevant to global infectious disease (see, e.g. PlasmoDB.org and ClinEpiDB.org). The JavaScript Developer will co-design and evolve a large-scale React client-side application featuring sophisticated scientific user interface components and visualizations. You will develop TypeScript data models and TypeScript code against a growing set of REST services, and participate in the specification of server-side data science APIs. We prefer candidates with demonstrated expertise in human-computer interaction and user interface design. The successful applicant will create quality code, modular designs and clean APIs, using external frameworks as needed. S/he will work collaboratively within a nine member team of software developers and actively share design ideas on a daily basis. The applicant will bring an interest in exploring and integrating new technologies. S/he will work with biological data scientists and other database users to help translate complex scientific use cases into effective tools and interfaces.

Program Coordinator II (Posting # S01588P)

Program Coordinator position in a moderate sized, highly dynamic and productive research lab working in immunity to human parasitic infections using primarily mouse models. The individual will have to coordinate specific research projects and general lab functions. Duties will include coordinating budgets for multiple projects, meeting planning, agenda prep, travel arrangement, and scheduling. The incumbent will also assist in preparation of meeting and grant reports as well as manuscript and presentation prep. Project administration will also be performed (tracking work duties, data/results storage). Will also be assisting in the various permitting procedures required for a biomedical lab.

Completion of a master’s degree with 2 years of related experience; OR completion of a bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience.

Very good writing and presentation skills needed.

Experience in the biological sciences required.

Comfort with data storage and analysis preferred.