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Lab Student Assistant- Mitchum

The University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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*Posting Number:*G/R11005P
*Working Title:*Lab Student 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 ([]( 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 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 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:*20 hours per week
*Advertised Salary:*$11.00 per hour
*Anticipated Start Date:*01/26/2021
*Posting Date:*01/15/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (
*Duties/Responsibilities:*Assist with lab protocol-processing bioassay tests, seed harvesting, etc.
*Percentage of time:*25
*Duties/Responsibilities:*Assist with lab maintenance & chores: wash glassware, supplies, prepare basic solutions, and media, take away trash, etc.
*Percentage of time:*75
*Classification Title:*Student Assistant
*Position Summary:*This Student Assistant position will support laboratory research related to plant diseases and the biology of their causal agents under the direction of a faculty member and/or graduate students/postdocs in the Department of Plant Pathology. Duties include, but are not limited to, care for plants and/or microbial cultures, assistance with lab protocols and assays, support of lab maintenance and chores, participation in lab experimentation, collection and summary of data, and support of graduate student research.
*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :*Attention to detail.
*Physical Demands:*Minimal lifting/bending in the normal operations of a typical office/lab environment; willing to get dirty.
*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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