Temporary Lab/Research - Bahri, Griffin

The University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
*Posting Number:*G/R12195P
*Working Title:*Temporary Lab/Research - Bahri, Griffin
*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/](https://www.uga.edu/)). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 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 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
*Employment Type:*Employee
*Additional Schedule Information:*Monday-Friday; 8-5 pm
*Advertised Salary:*$11 per hour
*Anticipated Start Date:*05/03/2021
*Posting Date:*04/23/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Location of Vacancy:*Griffin 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:*Making media.
*Percentage of time:*20
*Duties/Responsibilities:*Culturing fungi.
*Percentage of time:*10
*Duties/Responsibilities:*Extracting DNA and conducting PCR.
*Percentage of time:*20
*Duties/Responsibilities:*Thrashing seed.
*Percentage of time:*20
*Duties/Responsibilities:*Planting seed.
*Percentage of time:*20
*Duties/Responsibilities:*Collecting field data.
*Percentage of time:*10
*Classification Title:*Temporary Technical Paraprofessional
*Position Summary:*Conduct laboratory, greenhouse and field work including making media, culturing fungi, extracting DNA, conducting PCR, planting seed, collecting data.
*Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:*Completed two years of high school.
*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :*Some experience in field work and lab work.
*Physical Demands:*Work outdoors in heat and lift up to 25 pounds.
*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?:*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

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