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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Georgia


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Position Information Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification Title Graduate Research Assistant FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 0.46975 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary This will be a masters graduate position starting Fall 2020 in the Plant Virology Laboratory, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The University of Georgia-Tifton. The position is based in Coastal Plain Experiment Station in GA. The successful applicant will contribute to a project involving insect-transmitted virus, characterization, and epidemiology crops grown in the region including vegetable, peanut, and cotton. Studying the various component of the pathosystem with emphasis on virus-vector and virus-host interaction in cotton crops important to Georgia. Application of genomics approach for host resistance against the viruses in cotton crops. Disseminate the research outcomes through conferences, symposia, and peer-reviewed research articles.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Light lifting, standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time.

Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a requirement of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No

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