Part-Time Research Technician - Missaoui Lab

Job description

Posting Number:

S05736P

Working Title:

Part-Time Research Technician - Missaoui Lab

Department:

CAES Applied Genetic Tech Ctr

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 (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.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday-Friday, 1-19 hours per week with hours between 8-5.

Advertised Salary:

$12.10 per hour

Posting Date:

02/23/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

03/08/2021

Location of Vacancy:

Athens 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 Title:

Agriculture/Forestry Technical/Paraprofessional/Professional

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

0.475

Minimum 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.

Position Summary:

This part-time, non-benefits eligible position will assist the Forage and Biomass Crop Breeding program with greenhouse, field, and lab research operations.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Ability to provide attention to detail

Physical Demands:

Work outside in the field and greenhouse in various temperature extremes while planting, harvesting, performing plant maintenance, and collecting data. Driving.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

Yes

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

Credit 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:

Research duties in the greenhouse include research plant establishment, care, and maintenance. Cross-pollination, plant labeling, and seed harvesting are also responsibilities as part of the role in the greenhouse.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Research duties in the field include research trial establishment and data collection at various field sites.

Plant maintenance and harvesting is involved as well.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Lab research duties include seed cleaning, seed packaging, lab organization, and maintenance.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Data entry will include the development of research trial plans and input of data collected from various field and greenhouse trials.

Percentage of time:

10

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/24/2021
Application Due: 3/18/2021
Work Type: Part Time
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