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SCWDS Diagnostics Student Worker

Deadline:
Employer:
UGA Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study

Job Field:
Wildlife
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Athens
Job Description:

The Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS) is a state and federal cooperative wildlife health research and diagnostic unit in the Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia. As a regional cooperative, SCWDS is involved in a diversity of projects: wildlife mortality investigations, pathogen surveillance, vector surveillance, and applied wildlife health research projects. SCWDS is seeking applications for a student worker position to support SCWDS activities for up to 20 hours/week during the spring semester (2023). Hours will likely vary per week based on needs and schedules. Primary duties for this position are based on the variable demands of the diagnostic service and other concurrent research activities. Specific duties are diverse but may include the following: assistance with laboratory organization, maintenance, stocking, and cleaning; assisting the diagnostic service by trimming tissues for histopathology; sample handling, preparation, and submission; organization and filing of tissue slides and blocks; laundry; disposal of biological waste and miscellaneous janitorial duties; and assistance with various research projects as needed. Prospective applicants should demonstrate a motivation to learn and an interest in conservation and wildlife health. Interested candidates should contact Betsy Kurimo-Beechuk (elizkuri@uga.edu) or Nicole Nemeth (nmnemeth@uga.edu).

Qualifications:

No prior experience is needed, although basic laboratory experience is preferred.

 

Miscellaneous:

The physical demands of the job are moderate and include: standing for long periods of time, using stairs while carrying boxes or bags, and lifting or carrying weights not exceeding 40 pounds.

Salary:
$12.00/hour
How to Apply:

All applicants must apply at the link listed below:

https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/291291

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