FUSE Student Researcher - Biology (Temporary) - Summer 2021

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Job Title: FUSE Student Researcher - Biology (Temporary) - Summer 2021
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225865
About Us

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 on the Dahlonega campus. The student will be handling small mammal and fish carcasses. There will be hiking once per week in difficult terrain to place these carcasses in areas around the forest along with trail cameras. Camera storage cards will be collected each week from the sites and student will be processing images and videos by entering data (i.e. observations, dates, times, etc) into a database. The research assistant 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
  • Thaw and set out small mammal carcasses at various sites around Lumpkin County.
  • Change out trail camera batteries and SD cards.
  • Analyze SD cards - images and videos into an organized datasheet.
  • Run data analyses.

Knolwedge, Skills & Abilities

  • General ecology knowledge
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Current UNG student not graduating before December 2021.
  • BIOL 3500K (ecology) required.
  • Field work in the woods.
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
Apply Before Date

4/30/2021

Conditions 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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/17/2021
Application Due: 5/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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