Temp Lab/Rsch Student 4 - Dutta

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Temp Lab/Rsch Student 4 - Dutta


CAES-Plant Pathology

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.

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20 hrs weekly; Monday – Friday

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$9.00 per hour

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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]).


Maintain Greenhouse – care for plants in greenhouse: plant, weed, fertilize, water

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Assist in basic lab activities; preparing media, running general molecular standardized diagnostic assays for bacterial, fungal and viral pathogens.

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Student Assistant





Position Summary:

Position will provide greenhouse assistance to include potting, fertilizing, inoculating and watering plants. Individual will assist in keeping greenhouse space neat, orderly and weed free. Individual will provide assistance with basic field research as requested to include collecting plant samples, inoculating plant samples, setting up field studies including labeling and placing flags, stakes and markers. Individual will assist with basic lab protocols as requested and will be responsible for basic lab maintenance and chores including washing glassware, preparing simple solutions, preparing media, autoclaving supplies and waste, taking trash to dumpster, etc.to keep laboratory space neat, orderly and clean.

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

High school diploma

Physical Demands:

Standing, lifting, enduring outside elements for extended periods of time. Driving.

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 8/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time