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Lab/Research Technician I

The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, US
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Lab/Research Technician I


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 states oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The Universitys 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 Universitys 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.

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Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00.

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Location of Vacancy

Augusta Area

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Life Science Technician



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Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

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Position Summary

Assist with an ongoing study to quantify the impacts of invasive wild pigs to agricultural producers, as well as evaluate the efficacy of wild pig management on damage reduction. This project is part of a broader effort in collaboration with USDA- Wildlife Services, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Newberry Soil and Water Conservation District to reduce impacts of wild pigs to agricultural producers in South Carolina through a combination of wild pig control, monitoring of damage and wild pig populations, and landowner education through outreach events.

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Physical Demands

Lifting 50 lbs

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Responsible for conducting landowner surveys with producers to evaluate impacts of wild pigs.

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Assist with wild pig population monitoring and damage assessments.

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Assist with data management and outreach events hosted by the Beasley laboratory.

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Data collection and analysis.

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