Temporary Lab Assistant

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Posting NumberG/R02120PWorking TitleTemporary Lab AssistantDepartmentFranklin College Genetics DepartmentAbout the University of Georgia

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.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date05/06/2019Posting Date04/17/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EOO 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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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

We are seeking an individual who will help develop novel technologies to isolate and transform plant cells to report expression of plant gene regulatory elements. This person should have previous experience working with plant protoplasts as well as with plant protoplast transformation. They should also be capable of isolating nucleic acids and with general plant molecular biology.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Ability to isolate plant protoplasts. Ability to transform plant protoplasts. Plant molecular biology.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Activities and decisions are varied in nature, requiring the solving of both common and unusual problems. This position’s supervisor or other appropriate position is consulted for clarification of policies only where needed.

Physical Demands

No unusual physical demands

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?NoPosting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 4/19/2019
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