Temporary Lab/Field Assistant

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Posting Number G/R02175P Working Title Temporary Lab/Field Assistant Department CAES Plant Pathology About 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/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 05/06/2019 Posting Date 04/22/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Griffin 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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Classification Title Temporary Technical Paraprofessional FLSA Non-Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

Sample collection, DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, PCR, help maintain plants in greenhouse/field.

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

At least one year of high school.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Some experience in field work, lab work.

Physical Demands

Work outdoors in heat and lift up to 50 lbs.

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      Posted: 4/23/2019
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