Research Technician-Cameron/Arnold Lab

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
February 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:$34,876-$49,201
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Information

Posting Information

Department Microbiology and Immunology-422501

Career Area Research Professionals Is this an internal only recruitment? No Posting Open Date 01/19/2023 Application Deadline 02/02/2023 Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Position Title Research Technician - Journey Salary Grade Equivalent GN06 Working Title Research Technician-Cameron/Arnold Lab Position Number 20038602 Vacancy ID P016756 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range $34,876-$49,201 Pay Band Information

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Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The objective of this position is to serve as a Research Technician in the Cameron/Arnold Lab. The lab works on RNA-dependent RNA polymerase enzymology and coronavirus genome replication. We require personnel to assist with reconstitution of viral replicase complex from purified components for biochemical and biophysical analysis to enable development of therapeutics and to elucidate mechanisms of drug action and resistance.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

General knowledge of applicable area of biochemistry and molecular biology techniques to perform laboratory procedures and tests in support of research protocol. Ability to conduct routine tests and procedures dictated by the research protocols. For example, ability to make solutions, reagents, media, plates, competent cells. Ability to organize and tabulate data; plot and graph data and fit to required equations, ability to ensure quality control of data collection. Ability to perform minor repairs and operate equipment and instruments in support of research laboratory with limited supervision. Ability to assist in the layout and maintenance of lab environment-ability to interface with technical support for general lab maintenance of lab equipment.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

BS or MS Degree in a science related field of study, 2 to 5 or more years of experience working in a research lab.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Laboratory, Night work occasionally Special Instructions Quick Link https: //

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you possess the competencies necessary to perform the Research Technician position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have data analysis experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have any prior knowledge with data collection?
  • yes
  • no
  • Do you have experience in the set-up and performance of experiments?
  • Yes
  • No
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