Peanut Entomology- Student Worker

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Working Title:

Peanut Entomology- Student Worker


CAES Entomology

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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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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Additional Schedule Information:

Schedule is based on student class schedule and is worked out with employer. 20 hours per week.

Advertised Salary:

8.00-$12.00 depending on experience

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Location of Vacancy:

Tifton 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).


  • Identify insects under the microscope as well as in the field
  • Use Excel in order to enter data
  • Works as a team/ work well with others

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Classification Title:

Student Assistant





Position Summary:

UGA Peanut Entomology is a research and extension program. Within the department of Entomology, our research goal is to develop effective insect management strategies that are economically and environmentally sustainable for peanut products of Georgia. Current tasks include collecting and processing samples, entering data, maintaining a safe and clean lab, and helping prepare and implement research trials.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Able to use Excel in order to enter data

Physical Demands:

Sit and use a microscope for extended periods of time. Lifting up to 50 pounds. Being outside during the summer months, and they should be punctual. Driving.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 4/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time