Job Openings

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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.

Lab Manager (Posting # S09094P)

The Rosenberg laboratory has an opening for a Lab Manager. This person, in addition to carrying out experimental procedures, will be in charge of daily operations of the lab. This includes the maintenance of tissue culture facilities, ordering and organization of laboratory materials, and more generally supporting a positive laboratory environment and facilitating the carrying out of experiments by laboratory personnel.


The Tarleton Research Group has an opening for a Research Professional IV. The successful candidate will be involved in running research projects, developing technical and computation methods, conducting research, and collaborating with PIs across campus and other universities. The individual will also write and submit research grants to federal agencies, and if funded will design the research program and independently oversee its execution. The Research Professional IV will write and present the results of their work and their team’s work to collaborators and funding agencies. The individual will also have excellent communication skills since they will be writing manuscripts. They will need experience in bioinformatics, imaging and immunoparasitolgy.

Sr. Research Tech (Posting # S08014P)

The Rozario Research Group has an opening for a Research Technician. The successful candidate will directly train and supervise junior technicians in daily maintenance tasks such as lab waste management, labware cleaning and sterilization, preparations of lab stocks, managing DNA sequencing, ordering, managing deliveries to the lab, and more. The Senior Research Technician will also train and supervise other lab members in animal handling (rats), in vitro culture of the tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta, and microinjection techniques. While laboratory maintenance is a critical responsibility for this position, the Senior Research Technician will also perform primary research under the supervision of the Principle Investigator, which would include wet-lab bench work, data analysis, literature review, and communicating research findings at meetings/conferences.

Postdoctoral Associate (Posting # G/R15123P)

The Huet laboratory is seeking a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral candidate to join our growing team at the University of Georgia, in Athens, GA, a city known for its eclectic mix of Southern heritage, modern attractions, and vibrant arts scene.

Dr. Huet’s laboratory uses the model apicomplexan Toxoplasma gondii to understand the divergent organellar biology of these pathogens. A multidisciplinary approach is used which spans biochemical, genetic and proteomic approaches to characterize the apicomplexan ATP synthase as well as the interactions between the mitochondrion and the apicoplast. The group is part of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD), one of the largest international centers focused on parasitology and tropical medicine. Successful candidates will be joining a new and dynamic laboratory within an outstanding research environment.


Complete work on a UGA-CDC partnership research program. Further development of a jointly developed vaccine as well as other virology and immunology experiments to attract future long-term funding.

Lab Manager-Sporocore (Posting # S09371P)

The SporoCore is a core facility based at the UGA that provides mosquitoes for research purposes to local and national institutions of research. The facility is looking for a part-time employee with the primary responsibility of performing weekly quality control checks of products supplied by the facility. This position would also work with training research students and technicians.

Research Technician (Posting # S09293P)

The Moreno Lab is looking for a research technician to perform general laboratory chores and supervise lab students.

UI-Infra Co-Manager (Posting # S09475P)

The User Interface Manager – one of the Co-Managers for the User Interface/Infrastructure (UI-Infra) Team – for VEuPathDB, including the OrthoMCL, MicrobiomeDB and ClinEpiDB projects, will join a dynamic and growing team responsible for developing and providing scientific data-mining websites used by tens of thousands of researchers to study infectious disease and public health impact worldwide. The incumbent will work collaboratively as part of a 60+ member team including epidemiologists, biologists, curators, data-loaders, ontologists, user-interface specialists, software developers and outreach staff to present our global user base with intuitive, informative, and accessible user interfaces on the web for accessing and interrogating large-scale datasets.