Posting Number G/R17111P
Working Title Graduate Research Assistant - Fountain
Department CAES-Plant Pathology
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Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Advertised Salary $25,599.96
Anticipated Start Date 04/18/2022
Posting Date 04/18/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
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Location of Vacancy Griffin Area
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Classification Title Graduate Research Assistant
UGA Job Code
Graduate student on a research assistantship to do a Master's degree in the
Department of Plant Pathology.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
Undergraduate degree needed.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Familiar with Excel, basic programming, physiology, and soil science.
Work on research in the field and in the laboratory; write reports and papers
to publish in international peer-review journals. Driving to perform job
Is this a Position of Trust? Yes
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Is driving a requirement of this position? Yes
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)
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please
refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name Jake Fountain
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