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Temp Lab/Rsch Student 7 - Dutta

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens, GA
Closing date
Sep 16, 2021

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Sector
Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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Posting Details

Posting Number

G/R14419P

Working Title

Temp Lab/Rsch Student 7 - Dutta

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 states oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The Universitys 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 Universitys 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

Monday Friday, 20 hrs weekly

Advertised Salary

9.00

Anticipated Start Date

08/29/2021

Posting Date

08/12/2021

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy

Tifton 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).

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

Maintain Greenhouse care for plants in greenhouse: plant, weed, fertilize, water

Percentage of time

40

Duties/Responsibilities

Assist in basic lab activities; preparing media, running general molecular standardized diagnostic assays for bacterial, fungal and viral pathogens.

Percentage of time

60

Position Details

Classification Title

Student Assistant

FLSA

Non-Exempt

UGA Job Code

Job Family

FTE

.50

Minimum Qualifications

Position Summary

Position will provide greenhouse assistance to include potting, fertilizing, inoculating and watering plants. Individual will assist in keeping greenhouse space neat, orderly and weed free. Individual will provide assistance with basic field research as requested to include collecting plant samples, inoculating plant samples, setting up field studies including labeling and placing flags, stakes and markers. Individual will assist with basic lab protocols as requested and will be responsible for basic lab maintenance and chores including washing glassware, preparing simple solutions, preparing media, autoclaving supplies and waste, taking trash to dumpster, etc.to keep laboratory space neat, orderly and clean.

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

High school diploma

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Physical Demands

Standing, lifting, enduring outside elements for extended periods of time.
Driving.

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?

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

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Other Documents #1
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