Temporary Lab Worker

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Posting NumberG/R07637PWorking TitleTemporary Lab WorkerDepartmentVet Med Vaccines & Immunology CtrAbout 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 Date04/01/2020Posting Date02/28/2020Closing 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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.

Duties/Responsibilities

Carry out basic laboratory maintenance, sample inventory, and other tasks as assigned by the Primary Investigator.

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Assist with the rearing of Anopheline mosquitoes.

Percentage of time10Position Details

Classification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.20Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This position is meant to support the laboratory with basic tasks as needed. For example, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with laboratory maintenance, preparing basic laboratory solutions (e.g. cell culture media, PBS, etc.) and assisting with rearing of Anopheline mosquitoes. Other research-oriented projects may be assigned at the discretion of the Primary Investigator. UGA students that are looking to gain valuable laboratory experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in PositionKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Background in biology preferred, making of cell solutions, etc.; excellent time-management skills; learn new procedures and solve routine technical problems as needed; maintain a clean and organized work environment; maintain clear records and laboratory notebook; good communication skills and the ability to work independently and as a fully productive, cooperative team member

Physical Demands

Frequent movement between facilities, occasionally operating heavy equipment, lift more than 40 pounds.

Is this a Position of Trust?YesDoes 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?Does 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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