Laboratory Technician III

Location
Athens
Posted
Nov 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This is a responsible technical position in the Infectious Diseases Laboratory (IDL) in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. This position requires computer database expertise with knowledge of Access, Word, and other various computer-based applications. Extensive laboratory experience and excellent organizational skills are essential. Primary duties will including the following: maintenance of cell lines, primary cell culture and virus isolation and purification, PCR-based testing research and diagnostics, serology and maintenance of computer database, bio-safety approvals and chemical inventory. The selected candidate will be a creative and devoted experimentalist and diagnostician, and will collaborate with other members of the team to develop, validate and run diagnostic assays. The candidate is expected to provide mentorship to peers in methodologies for mastered assays. Through individual and team contributions the candidate will help establish their team's success in providing state of the art diagnostics to the patients and communities we serve.

Responsibilities: Maintenance of cell lines, primary cell culture and virus isolation and purification.

Qualifications:

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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