Research Engineer II

Location
Tifton, Georgia
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: Conduct research experiments, and coordinate and participate in extension and outreach trainings, workshops, field days, on farm research and visits, and similar activities related to precision Agriculture and machinery systems. Duties include maintenance and operation of laboratory and field equipment, field preparation, planting and general agronomic production operations. Equipment calibration, data collection and analysis, report compilation and writing of extension and research documents, and assistance in developing grant proposals are also required. The University of Georgia, a land- and sea-grant institution, is located in Athens, Georgia, 1 1/2 hours northeast of Atlanta, Georgia and close to the North Georgia mountains. The Tifton campus, where work will take place, is located about 2 hours and 45 minutes southeast of Atlanta. Applications must be received by 7/1/2018. 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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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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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