Postdoctoral Research Associate 3-3

University of Georgia

United States

December 22, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number G/R15129P

Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate 3-3 Department Warnell-Research 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 15 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 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information

Full time

Advertised Salary $60,000 Anticipated Start Date 11/01/2021 Posting Date 09/29/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens 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 (hrweb@uga.edu).

UGA Statement

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https: // coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Duties/Responsibilities

Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.

Duties/Responsibilities

Statistical Analyses of data

Percentage of time 60 Duties/Responsibilities

Project Design

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Coordinating with state and federal agencies and other UGA employees, along with Auburn University employees and graduate students.

Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities

Training and supervising temporary employees

Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities

Disseminating results

Percentage of time 5

Position Details Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD

FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

The GAME Lab at the University of Georgia is seeking a dynamic Post-doctoral Scientist to assist with various research projects, mentor students, and possibly teach a course if desired. The post-doc will conduct data analyses on a large set of forest vegetation data from sites in central Georgia. Analyses will determine forest growth and yields between treated (i.e., burned/herbicides) and control sites. Analyses will also help to determine trade-offs in wildlife habitats in respect to forest management, with Northern Bobwhite being of particular interest. This position will have a high degree of autonomy to design the project for analyses, and will oversee data collection between UGA and Auburn University personnel, including training of field technicians. The selected applicant will also be responsible for drafting final grant reports and disseminating results through peer-reviewed publications and presentations at conferences. The postdoctoral associate will be funded through a grant funded by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

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

PhD in ecology, statistics or related field by the anticipated start date.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Perform remote sensing and statistical analyses.

Physical Demands

Sitting at a computer for extended periods of time.

Is this a Position of Trust? No 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 Is driving a requirement 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) No

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