Laboratory/Research Assistant

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Posting NumberG/R05143PWorking TitleLaboratory/Research AssistantDepartmentWarnell AD ResearchAbout 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 Date08/28/2019Posting Date08/14/2019Closing 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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Classification TitleStudent AssistantFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.5Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Assist graduate students, professor, and laboratory coordinator with various research projects that are ongoing in the laboratory and in the field. This will entail field collecting of insect samples, correct preparation and preservation of specimens, cleaning and maintain field/lab equipment, data entry, and microscope work.

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

Bachelor’s degree or currently enrolled student.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Be able to use and enter data into Excel. Be able to multitask since you will be working on several projects at once. Flexibility in schedule.

Physical Demands

Willing to work in extreme temperatures and endure hiking to collect trap samples located throughout the state. Be able to lift up to 50lb boxes of traps and/ or lures occasionally. Willing to travel long distances to collect samples that are in various regions of the Southeast and partake in overnight trips periodically. Capable of performing monotonous tasks such as looking through a microscope in the laboratory for hours at a time.

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?YesDoes 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: 8/15/2019
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