Research Technician (Burke Lab)

Job description

Posting Number:

S06014P

Working Title:

Research Technician (Burke Lab)

Department:

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 (https://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 7,700 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.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM, some occasional weekend work may be required but can be discussed with supervisor.

Advertised Salary:

$35,676

Posting Date:

04/28/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

05/10/2021

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:

Research Paraprofessional/Professional

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

1.0

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 position will provide technical support for research projects in insect genomics and insect-host pathogen relationships using conventional molecular biology equipment and techniques.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Proficiency or basic knowledge of laboratory equipment and procedures, writing and organizational skills for data gathering and analysis

Physical Demands:

Long hours or periods of sitting, lift 15-20 pounds, typical physical demands of a lab or office setting, 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:

Data gathering and analysis, assisting in the preparation of research reports

Percentage of time:

40

Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintaining laboratory equipment, ordering supplies, and training undergraduate student workers

Percentage of time:

50

Duties/Responsibilities:

Insect colony maintenance

Percentage of time:

10

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 6/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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