Student Worker - Capps Research Technician

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Student Worker - Capps Research Technician


Ecology Dean's Office

About 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 ( 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.

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Athens Area

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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.


support field and lab activities in a research lab, including walking, transporting equipment, gathering samples, processing in lab

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Student Assistant





Position Summary:

The Capps Lab seeks a student to support field and lab activities in our lab. Students will work 20 hours per week and will support ongoing field and lab research. Required skills include: 1) being able to work well in a team, 2) being organized and able to follow detailed directions, 3) being able to walk over difficult terrain for 1-2 miles, carrying at least 25lbs. Desired skills include being able to swim and certification in first aid/CPR. Applicants will be required to provide the names and contact information for at least three professional references.

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

Undergraduate student at UGA

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Desired skills include being able to swim and certification in first aid/CPR.

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Walk over difficult terrain for 1-2 miles, carrying up to 25lbs

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Posted: 10/28/2020
Application Due: 12/27/2020
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