Research Associate-Extra Help-AG Sustainability-H Chen


Job title: Research Associate-Extra Help-AG Sustainability-H Chen

Company: University of Arkansas System

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Type of Position: Research

Workstudy Position: No

Job Type: Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available: No

Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an 1890 Land-Grant HBCU with a diverse student population, competitive degree offerings and stellar faculty.

For more than 140 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has worked to create an environment that inculcates learning, growth and productivity while affording a basic need to its students – a chance to advance.

The 15:1 student to teacher ratio makes it possible to maintain a learning environment with close interaction between students and faculty while challenging curricula encourage our students to seek and fulfill their potential.

You can excel in your chosen field of study through a curriculum of Certificate and Associates degree programs, more than thirty Undergraduate programs, Master’s degree programs and a Doctorate program in Aquaculture/Fisheries. You can also develop workplace readiness through internships, co-ops and fellowships in the U.S. and abroad.

Out-of-class experiences and student involvement include more than 90 student organizations, an internationally renowned Vesper Choir, Marching Band, Concert Bands, Wind Symphony, nationally recognized debate team, award-winning theater department and accomplished athletic program.

Though the main campus is in Pine Bluff, its reach is worldwide. UAPB has an extended campus in North Little Rock and offers as well as online courses. With the addition of the Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network (ARE-ON), students can engage in information exchange with others anywhere in the world. There are also Research and Extension offices in Lonoke, Newport and Lake Village and collaborations with other colleges and universities in the State through the National Science Foundation funded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academy.

As the second oldest land-grant institution in the state of Arkansas, the mission of this No Excuse University remains the same – to provide a high quality, affordable education with a personal touch. We invite you to Become a Part of the Pride at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

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Department: Research Assistant

Department’s Website:

Summary of Job Duties: The extra help person will work approximately 15-40 hours/week. The applicant will be responsible for duties including, but not limited to, collection plant samples, animal byproducts samples and soil samples; standard physio-biochemical analysis; samples preparation, lab testing and data analysis; filing/record keeping. Applicant should be able to adjust rapidly to shifting priorities and variable workloads.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant should have basic knowledge of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and soil science. The applicant must be willing and able to work a flexible work schedule to meet the laboratory demands. Ability to work independently and as part of a team with good communication skills is preferred.

Additional Information:

Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply: Letters of Recommendation, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Proof of Veteran Status, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information: Danielle Louther

Onboarding Manager

loutherd@uapb.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle Reports Check

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity: Balancing, Climbing, Crawling, Crouching, Driving, Feeling, Grasping, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sharps, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking

Frequent Physical Activity: N/A

Occasional Physical Activity: N/A

Benefits Eligible: No

Expected salary:

Location: Pine Bluff, AR

Job date: Thu, 12 May 2022 07:39:56 GMT

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