Temporary Lab/Research Assistant- Mitchum
Posting DetailsPosting NumberG/R05222PWorking TitleTemporary Lab/Research Assistant- MitchumDepartmentCAES Plant PathologyAbout 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 Date10/26/2020Posting Date10/12/2020Closing 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
Care for plants and/or pathogen culturesPercentage of time20Duties/Responsibilities
Assist with lab protocolsPercentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities
Assist with lab maintenance and chores: wash glassware, supplies, prepare basic solutions, and media, take away trash, etc.Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities
Conduct research in the labPercentage of time40Duties/Responsibilities
Collect and analyze dataPercentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities
Supervision of student worker, undergraduate students that assist with researchPercentage of time10Position DetailsClassification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary
Research and experiment facilitation in field of study
Greenhouse assistance to include plant care, field research assistance, sample collection, labeling, and basic lab protocols and maintenance.
Research program support to include but not limited to collection and recording of data and assist with developing reports.
Technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate.
Lab and research knowledge and skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Standing, lifting, enduring outside and/or inside elements for extended periods of time.
Minimal lifting/bending in the normal operations of a typical office/lab environment.
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