FUSE Student Researcher - Biology (Part-Time/Temporary) - Summer 2021
Job Title: FUSE Student Researcher - Biology (Part-Time/Temporary) - Summer 2021
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 225867
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.Job Summary
The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a FUSE Student Researcher - Biology. We seek two research assistants with knowledge in either marine biology or ecology and prior experience creating and maintaining sea urchin cultures to carry out lab experiments with sea urchin larvae. The research assistants will join the FUSE program to conduct focused and meaningful research, scholarly and creative activities alongside a faculty researcher from May 31 - July 23, 2021.Responsibilities
- Maintain a saltwater aquarium.
- Basic sea urchin husbandry.
- Carry out manipulative experiments to examine the effect of pH and salinity on sea urchin larvae.
- Basic lab techniques including microscopy.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilites
- Introductory biology knowledge.
- Basic lab skills
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Current UNG student not graduating before December 2021.
- Prior experience with marine biology or ecology and sea urchins.
- Cover letter
4/30/2021Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.