|Type of position||MS Graduate Research Assistant|
|Employer||The University of Georgia|
|Description of Employer||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.|
|Location||University of Georgia, Athens, GA (Main Campus)|
|Description of Location||https://visit.uga.edu/athens/|
|Benefits||Healthcare available through the University of Georgia|
|Closing date of competition||September 30, 2022|
|Date position available||January 2023|
|Description of duties||
Minimum requirements for this position include Bachelors of Science degree (3.5 GPA minimum) in agronomy, plant science, plant ecology, weed ecology, weed biology, agroecology (or a closely related field). This position requires the ability to communicate clearly and effectively (oral and written), and will require to fieldwork that will require working in a range of weather conditions (extreme heat and humidity) and will require some repetitive movements in these conditions. Ability to operate small farm equipment safely is a plus. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in weed science, and ability to work independently, show leadership qualities, and contribute to a team focused working environment.
|Contact for additional information||Dr. Nicholas Basinger (Nicholas.firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Kate Cassity (email@example.com), and Tim Coolong (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Submit what||Cover letter describing experience and interests
GRE and TOEFL (if required) scores
A writing sample demonstrating scientific writing
Contact information for three professional references.
|Submit to||Dr. Nicholas Basinger (Nicholas.email@example.com), Dr. Kate Cassity (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Tim Coolong (email@example.com)|
|Additional Information||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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).|
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M.S. Research Assistantship in Weed Science at University of Georgia, Athens, GA with The University of Georgia in University of Georgia, Athens, GA (Main Campus)
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