University of Georgia: Research Technician Position

research technician position is available in the Ezenwa lab in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. Research in the lab focuses primarily on the ecology of infectious diseases, and combines work in the lab and field. This position requires a B.A. or B.S. in biology, ecology, microbiology, or a related field, and previous laboratory experience in at least one of the following areas is preferred: parasitology, molecular ecology, immunology, or microbiology. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills, and be willing to travel internationally for field work. Duties will include assisting with project-related laboratory and field work; collecting and analyzing data; entering and organizing data; overseeing day-to-day lab operations; training lab members; and general lab management and clerical tasks. Salary will be commensurate with previous experience. Recent graduates who want to gain additional experience before applying to graduate school are particularly encouraged to apply.

Inquiries about the position can be sent to Vanessa Ezenwa ( To apply, applicants should submit the following materials to 1) Cover letter stating why you are interested in the position and 2) CV including the contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted starting immediately until the position is filled. The start date for the position is as early as June 2019.