• Temporary
  • Athens, GA
  • Compensation:11.50-13.25/hour

Website University of Georgia

This position is a temporary/student worker position for the Wallace Lab. Wallace Lab is in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. The Wallace Lab focuses on suing statistical and quantitative genetics to understand complex traits in crops, especially with regard to how crop plants interact with bacteria and fungi living on and inside them (the crop “microbiome”).

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Job Duties

This job would help maintain field experiments on diverse types of corn throughout the summer. They would help phenotype which includes: checking for tasselling, silking, plant height, ear height, etc. This position also works on pollinating plots.

Job Qualifications

  • good work ethic and organization skills
  • be able to work in groups and individually
  • work outside in heat, rain, with bugs and pollen filled cornfield
  • interests in plant genetics and prior experience working with plants is preferred


This position provides research experience and is a paid position.