Job Title Research Specialist - Contributing
Position Number 957783
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department Homepage https: // www. ecu.edu/Anatomy/
Advertising Department ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY
Division Health Sciences
Classification Title 12502 Research Specialist
Competency Level 1 - Contributing
Working Title Research Specialist
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range $36,363-$53,449
Anticipated Hiring Range $36,363-$38,838
Salary Grade Equivalency GN08
Work Schedule Monday through Friday
Work Hours 8am-5pm, 8 hours per day
Position Location (City) Greenville
Job Category Staff - Technical/Trade
Organizational Unit Overview
The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology is dedicated to the discovery,
development, and promotion of biomedical knowledge involving cell biology and
the anatomical sciences of Gross Anatomy, Developmental Anatomy, Histology,
and Neuroanatomy. Though this mission, we aim to improve human health through
innovative educational programs and excellence in research and scholarly
activities in a dynamic and diverse learning community
The technician is responsible for laboratory supervision. This involves
procurement of supplies for experiments as needed by lab personnel,
maintaining inventory of needed supplies, cost accounting by tracking lab
expenditures, maintaining current MSDS files for hazardous chemicals, and
tracking equipment maintenance.
The technician will maintain an up-to-date notebook of experiments and
protocols, which will be written in a user-friendly style sufficient for the
training of other students, staff and trainees. In addition, experimental
results will be properly documented and figures prepared from them for
An essential responsibility of this position is to instruct all laboratory
personnel in the methods employed for conducting established experimental
protocols. As the need arises, the employee is expected to innovate and adopt
additional new methodologies.
The technician is responsible for genotyping transgenic mice, and maintaining
detailed inventory records for breeding purposes and experimental group
assignments. The technician is also responsible for inducing relevant disease
models, which includes handling and injecting mice, assessing clinical
parameters and quantifying differences with statistical software, collecting
tissues and cells for downstream analyses.
The technician performs molecular laboratory assays to address scientific
questions posed by the laboratory including: protein, DNA, and RNA isolations,
gel electrophoresis, immunofluorescence and immunohistochemistry, light and
fluorescence microscopy, cell culture techniques and cell functional assays,
PCR and quantitative RT-PCR, ELISAs, immunoprecipitation and western blotting,
sample preparation for omics screening (next-generation sequencing and mass
Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or
equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be
received from appropriately accredited institutions.
License or Certification required by statute or regulation
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Bachelor's degree in a related scientific discipline. Two years of experience
in a research lab.
License or Certification required by the Department
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience
and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume' on
your application when completing the job duties section. If you answer the
questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application
reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your
answers (see job duties section of previous employment). Failure to
answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your
application from being considered but may result in your application not
receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Job Open Date 10/07/2021
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date;
If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and
may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. 10/13/2021
Open Until Filled No
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https: // ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/45414
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training &
experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary
would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and
retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration.
We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans,
individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political
affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at
(252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.
Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates
in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and
employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If
highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its
territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as
equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or
university in the U.S.
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