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Temporary Lab/Research

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number

Working Title
Temporary Lab/Research

CAES-Applied Genetic Tech Ctr

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.

About the College/Unit/Department

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Benefits Eligibility
Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time
Full Time

Work Schedule

Work Schedule (other)
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with weekend/holidays during seasonal planting and harvesting times.

Advertised Salary
$10.00 hr

Posting Date

Open until filled

Closing Date

Proposed Starting Date

Anticipated End Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

EEO Policy 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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Location of Vacancy
Athens Area

Position Information

Classification Title
Temporary Lab/Research

Pay Grade



Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications may be defined by the department based on the responsibilities of the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Summary
A temporary/lab research position is needed to work in the soybean research lab to take agronomic notes, collect data, and harvest soybean research plots in the field. This position will work in the seed lab to weigh and clean samples, thresh individual plants, and prepare seed for spring planting.

Additional Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
High school diploma

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Physical Demands
The job will require lifting up to 50 lbs and overtime hours during the planting and harvesting season. Will need to be able to work in the fields and greenhouse in extreme heat. Ability to travel.

Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment.

Does this position have financial responsibilities?


Take agronomic notes, collect data, and harvest soybean research plots in field environment.

Percentage of time

Work in seed lab weighing and cleaning samples, threshing individual plants, and preparing seed for replanting in spring.

Percentage of time

Greenhouse work of planting, harvesting, and cleaning.

Percentage of time

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Temporary Lab/Research, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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