TEMPORARY LAB/RESEARCH at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 3 days ago.





Job Description:

Posting Number:

G/R02772P


Working Title:

TEMPORARY LAB/RESEARCH


Department:

VPR-Savannah River Ecology Lab


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:


See Website


College/Unit/Department website:

srel.uga.edu


Employment Type:

Employee


Anticipated Start Date:

06/03/2019


Posting Date:

05/17/2019


Open Until Filled:

Yes


Location of Vacancy:

Augusta 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:


Raise and maintain mosquito lines (wild and lab strains) under selective and non-selective pressure over multiple generations.


Percentage of time:

50


Duties/Responsibilities:


Testing and quantifying the effects/trade-offs of heavy metal contamination and parasite infection on mosquito fitness.


Percentage of time:

15


Duties/Responsibilities:


Data entry/organization and general lab work.


Percentage of time:

35


Classification Title:

Temporary Technical Paraprofessional


FLSA:

Non-Exempt


FTE:

1.00


Position Summary:


This positions is responsible for assisting the Faculty researcher with their research duties related to funded research projects. Field sample collection and processing, as well as laboratory manipulations will be required for this position.


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


BS degree or progress toward one in ecological related field


Physical Demands:


Work in various outdoor environments and lift 50 lbs


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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