Temporary Lab/Research Assistant- Mitchum

University of Georgia

United States

December 22, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number G/R05222P

Working Title Temporary Lab/Research Assistant- Mitchum 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 College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 10/26/2020 Posting Date 10/12/2020 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.

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

Care for plants and/or pathogen cultures

Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities

Assist with lab protocols

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Assist with lab maintenance and chores: wash glassware, supplies, prepare basic solutions, and media, take away trash, etc.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Conduct research in the lab

Percentage of time 40 Duties/Responsibilities

Collect and analyze data

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Supervision of student worker, undergraduate students that assist with research

Percentage of time 10

Position Details Classification Title Temporary Technical Paraprofessional

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

Research and experiment facilitation in field of study Greenhouse assistance to include plant care, field research assistance, sample collection, labeling, and basic lab protocols and maintenance. Research program support to include but not limited to collection and recording of data and assist with developing reports.

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

Bachelor's degree Technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Lab and research knowledge and skills Excellent oral and written communication skills

Physical Demands

Standing, lifting, enduring outside and/or inside elements for extended periods of time. Minimal lifting/bending in the normal operations of a typical office/lab environment. Driving.

Is this a Position of Trust? Yes 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? 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) No

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