Student Assistant - Dr. Rains

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Student Assistant - Dr. Rains


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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Tifton 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.


1. Drive tractor when needed
2. Assist technician and graduate students with data collection and analysis
4. Collect images, label images, and process images
5. Assist technician with shop and field work

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Student Assistant





Position Summary:

The position will require field, shop and office work. Field work will consist of tractor driving and data collection. Shop work will consist of metal working, wood and metal fabrication, and 3-D printing components. Office work will include data analysis, image labeling and image processing. Job schedule may include days of more than 8 hours of work.

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

High school diploma preferred.

Physical Demands:

Job applicant must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time.

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Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 6/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time