Posting Number G/R02336P
Working Title Student Research Assistant (2) - Kemerait Lab, Tifton
Department 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 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
Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Anticipated Start Date 05/10/2019
Posting Date 04/26/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Tifton Area
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
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.
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.
Application of treatments and fungicides to field trials
Percentage of time 50
Collecting data and samples from different field locations
Percentage of time 35
Data entry using excel for data collected for field trials
Percentage of time 15
Classification Title Student Assistant
UGA Job Code
The individual will collaborate on all field studies associated with corn,
cotton, peanut, and soybean disease management research. Duties for this
position include the application of treatments and fungicides to trials, and
collecting field samples.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
High school diploma required; driver's license required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Standing, lifting, enduring outside elements for extended periods of time
Is this a Position of Trust?
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?
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)
Recruitment Contact Name
Recruitment Contact Email
Recruitment Contact Phone
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you possess a valid driver's license?
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