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Temporary Technician

University of Georgia
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Laboratory Services
Contract Type
Position Information Classification Title Temporary Technical Paraprofessional FLSA Non–Exempt UGA Job Code FTE 1.0 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary This position will fulfill several duties: 1) collection and organization of field and laboratory data and writing 2) additional project support for soil and wetland microbial ecology projects in the lab group (molecular lab work and field work), and 3) basic management of the supervisor's laboratory (order and organize supplies, adherence safety protocols, basic equipment maintenance). Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Attention to detail and an interest in macroinvertebrate and microbial ecology. General data curation and software experience including MS Excel and MS Word. Experience with R Studio is a plus. Familiarity with or interest in lab work including pipetting, nucleic acid extraction, 96–well plate reader, centrifuges, PCR machines, metal acid digestions, and working with laboratory chemicals. Interest in field work in wetlands in the Southeastern US. Will operate a vehicle. Physical Demands Lift 25 lbs and occasional work in a variety of outdoor conditions (e.g., heat, high humidity, mosquitoes, ticks, snakes). Driving as needed to perform job duties. Is this a Position of Trust? Yes 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? Yes 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) Yes Background Investigation Policy Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job–based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre–employment drug test for positions with high–risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website. Contact Information Recruitment Contact Contact Details For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below. Recruitment Contact Name Raven Bier Recruitment Contact Email Recruitment Contact Phone Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ( ). Applicant Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Resume/CV Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact University HR (). 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.

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