Student Assistant at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

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Student Assistant


VPR-Ctr Applied Isotope Study

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (
). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to 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 employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 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.

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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 (

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 or call (706) 542-2222.


Assist in the preparation of preparing samples for analysis in the Stable Isotope lab.

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Maintain and wash lab ware and organize as needed.

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Summarize results as needed in written form. Other tasks as assigned.

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Classification Title:

Student Assistant





Position Summary:

The employee's primary duties will be to provide technical support for preforming various analysis in the Stable Isotope lab.
Candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting in the laboratory's sample inventory and queue. Additional laboratory duties will include various types of sample preparation techniques. The employee may perform other related work as needed in the operation of the laboratory. The employee will work closely with other CAIS lab staff and students to ensure that work is managed efficiently, and that work is completed on time.

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

Candidate will have experience in working in the Stable Isotope lab and/or relevant experience working in a lab.

Physical Demands:

Special considerations for position working conditions/physical effort: Includes stooping, bending, squatting, standing/sitting for long periods of time, moving banker boxes of at least 35 lbs. In some cases, will use personal protective equipment. May work both inside and outside the building and drive between on-campus and off-campus laboratories as needed to transport study samples.

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Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Tom Maddox

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