Schmitz Lab Research Professional

University of Georgia

United States

January 27, 2022

Description

Posting Details Posting Number S07739P

Working Title Schmitz Lab Research Professional Department Franklin-Genetics About the University of Georgia

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

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 TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday 8am-5pm

Advertised Salary commensurate with experience Posting Date 01/20/2022 Open until filled No Closing Date 01/27/2022 Proposed Starting Date 02/03/2022 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

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

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 Professional AD

FLSA Exempt Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

This Research Professional position is for coordinating, managing, and overseeing single-cell research projects in the Schmitz lab. The Research Professional will be delegated high-level responsibilities by the PI and is expected to work independently with technicians to collect, analyze, and interpret data, and to communicate the results with the PI.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

A Ph.D. in molecular biology, plant biology, or computational biology. Have experience in general molecular biology and scripting languages for data analysis, such as R or Python and advanced knowledge of statistics.

Physical Demands

Lift up to 50 pounds. May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and walk intermittently during the day on hard floor surfaces. Will wear all protective gear, including mask, gloves, gown, hairnet, safety goggles.

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

1. Coordinate and supervise single-cell research projects including data collection, analysis and overall project management, word processing and data management as related to preparation of manuscripts, protocols, and presentations.

Percentage of time 25 Duties/Responsibilities

2. Supervision of students and post docs, and maintenance of accurate records with every aspect of research projects.

Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities

3. Develop and apply laboratory assays to address assigned scientific questions. Assays may include sequencing library preparation, DNA/RNA isolation, microfluidics based single-cell isolation, and molecular biology techniques.

Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities

4. The individual will also be responsible for analyzing sequencing data using scripting languages such as R or python.

Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities

5. The individual will be expected to train students and post docs on the related experimental and computational techniques.

Percentage of time 15

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 Robert Schmitz Recruitment Contact Email schmitz@uga.edu Recruitment Contact Phone 7065428000

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