Graduate Research Assistant Masters at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 14 days ago.





Job Description:

Posting Number:

G/R02693P


Working Title:

Graduate Research Assistant Masters


Department:

CAES-Food Science & Technology


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.


Employment Type:

Employee


Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2019


Posting Date:

05/17/2019


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.


UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.


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:


Coursework


Percentage of time:

50


Duties/Responsibilities:


Research


Percentage of time:

50


Classification Title:

Graduate Research Assistant


FLSA:

Exempt


FTE:

.35


Position Summary:


This opportunity is created to provide real exposure to food science research and food processing that will help you achieve your educational and career goals. You will have an excellent opportunity to work with other food scientists in exciting areas of product development and novel plant-based ingredient processing. There will be opportunities to conduct your own research as assigned by food scientist based on education and experience level.


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


BS in Food Science or closely related field.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :


N/A


Physical Demands:


Very limited exposure to physical risk. Very limited physical effort required although some lifting of light weight boxes is envisioned. Bend and lift at least 40 pounds and work in a food pilot-plant and laboratory setting for multiple hours a day.


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


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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