Research Assistant - VBF

University of Georgia

United States

December 24, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number S07420P

Working Title Research Assistant - VBF Department VPR-Owens Inst Behavioral Rsch 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 Posting Type External Retirement Plan GDCP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Non-Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Part Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday 8AM – 5PM

Advertised Salary $12.00/hour Posting Date 11/18/2021 Open until filled No Closing Date 12/24/2021 Proposed Starting Date 12/02/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants 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 (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.

Classification Title Research Paraprofessional/Professional

FLSA Non-Exempt Job Family FTE 0.49 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.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

Create Unity-based VR/AR simulations for research studies. Animate 3D assets for the Unity-based simulations. Prior experience in creating and testing Unity-based gaming worlds. The position does not travel.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Unity, C#, Maya, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop

Physical Demands

Sit at a computer for an extended period of time

Is driving a responsibility of this position? No 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 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 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

Duties/Responsibilities

Create Unity-based VR/AR simulations for research studies.

Percentage of time 30 Duties/Responsibilities

Animate 3D assets for the Unity-based simulations.

Percentage of time 25 Duties/Responsibilities

Storyboarding and conceptualizing VR simulations.

Percentage of time 15 Duties/Responsibilities

Pilot testing VR simulations.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Attend concept meetings.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Debug final VR simulations.

Percentage of time 10

Contact Information

Contact Details

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below. For assistance with your application or login, please email hrweb@uga.edu.

Recruitment Contact Name Dr. Grace Ahn Recruitment Contact Email sjahn@uga.edu Recruitment Contact Phone

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