RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL I

Location
Athens
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This is a supervisory-type position with a high degree of responsibility and input into the design, management, and interpretation of results of field research plots for the Extension programs in the Department of Plant Pathology at the Coastal Plain Experiment Station. Specifically, the successful candidate will manage plant pathology field plot research for the field crop and commercial vegetable Extension programs. This includes independent planning, supervising and participating in experiments both on-farm and on-station, recording data, keeping crop management records, and assigning duties to support staff. Contributions to publications are expected.

Responsibilities: Supervise irrigation for production of field research plots

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and some related experience or equivalent combination required. Area-specific certification and/or training may be required and other training will be provided as appropriate.

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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