Graduate Research Assistant Masters

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Posting NumberG/R02996PWorking TitleGraduate Research Assistant MastersDepartmentCAES Food Science & TechnologyAbout 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 Date08/01/2019Posting Date05/21/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyGriffin 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 TitleGraduate Research AssistantFLSAExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.35Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This opportunity is created to provide real exposure to food science research and food processing that will help you achieve your educational and career goals. You will have an excellent opportunity to work with other food scientists in exciting areas of product development and novel plant-based ingredient processing. There will be opportunities to conduct your own research as assigned by food scientist based on education and experience level.

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

BS in Food Science or closely related field.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

Very limited exposure to physical risk. Very limited physical effort required although some lifting of light weight boxes is envisioned. Bend and lift at least 40 pounds and work in a food pilot-plant and laboratory setting for multiple hours a day.

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, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 5/24/2019
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