Job Openings


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 or Associate Professor (Posting # F0569P)

The Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an individual who will build a research program centered on hypothesis-driven parasite biology or interactions with a host. The successful candidate will select one of the following departments as their academic home; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Genetics, or Microbiology. 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. Teaching responsibilities will be in our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Applicants must hold a PhD (or MD) degree in a biomedical or biological science, and have at least two years of postdoctoral training. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have demonstrated success in securing extramural funding to support their research and provide convincing evidence of an emerging national reputation in their field.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (3 pages) and teaching philosophy at  Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, applicants should supply contact information during the application process. Application materials submitted in other ways will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Contact with questions.

Research Technician III (Posting # S02377P)

Research Tech position in moderate sized, highly dynamic and productive research lab working in immunity to human parasitic infections using primarily mouse models. Specific duties will vary with project but may include maintenance of cultured cells and parasites, performance of in vitro and in vivo tests for effectiveness of anti-parasite drugs, plasmid construction, CRISPR screening and immunological assays (Luminex, Flow Cytometry). Many opportunities for developing a diverse skill set and for gaining experience in designing and executing research experiments and protocols. Successful candidate will be able to prioritize work duties and manage details of experiment execution. Successful applicant must be willing to work with mice and human pathogens.

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

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.

Trisha Dalapati in the lab
Angel Padilla
trainee Karla Márquez Nogueras