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Student Greenhouse and Laboratory Assistant

  • Part Time
  • Athens
  • Compensation:$12/hour

Website University of Georgia

Undergraduate student worker position in Cucurbit breeding and genetics lab at UGA Horticulture.

To apply for this job email your details to cmcgre1@uga.edu

Job Duties

The UGA Cucurbit breeding and genetics lab (https://mcgregorlab.uga.edu/) is looking for an undergraduate student worker to assists with graduate student research projects. The research involves greenhouse and molecular biology lab research. Greenhouse research includes seed sowing, seedling transplanting, plant maintenance and pollination, fruit and seed harvest and processing and leaf sample collection. Laboratory research include DNA/RNA extractions, PCR and pathogen detection.

Job Qualifications

Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at UGA. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to precisely collect data and follow instructions are required. Experience in molecular biology¬† (DNA extractions, PCR) preferred, but not required. Student must be able to work between 10 - 20 hours per week and have a valid drivers license. Ability to work in hot greenhouse and carry up to 30 lbs.  

Benefits

Part time hourly position, non-benefits eligible