Laboratory Technician-Lipp Lab

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Posting NumberS05268PWorking TitleLaboratory Technician-Lipp LabDepartmentPublic Health Environmental Health ScienceAbout 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 websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday through Friday; 8AM to 5PM

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date10/06/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/02/2020Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleLaboratory Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

Work in this position will include screening for and identification of antibiotic resistant bacteria. The work will include processing and analysis of stool samples from healthy individuals using culture and molecular based tools. The position will be expected to manage chain of custody and management of samples between laboratories affiliated with this project. Additional responsibilities will include lab safety, ordering, data analysis, working collaboratively in a team with faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students. Work will be conducted in a BSL-2 lab environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical Demands

Standard for a typical lab environment.
Lift 25lbs.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesIs 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? 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)YesCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Screening for and identification of antibiotic resistant bacteria. The work will include processing and analysis of stool samples from healthy individuals using culture and molecular based tools.

Percentage of time50Duties/Responsibilities

Manage chain of custody and management of samples between laboratories affiliated with this project.

Percentage of time25Duties/Responsibilities

Lab safety, ordering, data analysis, working collaboratively in a team with faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students.

Percentage of time25Posting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 10/7/2020
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