Part-time Lab Technician

Gainesville, GA
Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Part-time Lab Technician

Position Number: 53073866

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

Job Close Date: 02/19/2018

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Part Time Lab Technician. The lab technician will work under the general supervision of the lab coordinator and will help direct and train student-workers. The lab technician will also prep for, setup, and breakdown a multitude of general biology labs, but will spend the majority of the time working with Cell, Genetics, and Microbiology. However, as the department continues to grow, needs may expand over time. A flexible work schedule is required.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Lab Technician will:
  • Prepare microbiological media and solutions, and lab setup
  • Maintain microorganism and other living stocks
  • Keep track of lab inventories
  • Track and deliver department acquisitions
  • Keep track and properly dispose of accumulated biological and chemical waste
  • Maintain labs and equipment
  • Assist research students

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Fast learner, Self-management, Innovative, Attention to detail, Aseptic-technique, Comfortable with arithmetic and simple algebra, skills with Excel spreadsheets.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science
  • Previous lab experience a plus, but not required.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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