Department Nutrition Research Institute - 633300
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 01/11/2022
Application Deadline 01/16/2022
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Research Technician - Voruganti Lab
Position Number 20000098
Vacancy ID S018897
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
To be determined by supervisor and selected candidate
Hiring Range $16.00 per hour
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
Learning how people can eat uniquely!
The UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) is an internationally recognized
center conducting innovative basic and translational science to establish how
individual differences in nutrient requirements and responses to diet affect
our nutritional needs. Our research contributes to the prevention and
mitigation of chronic disease across the lifespan from periconception through
Our Mission is to lead precision nutrition research through understanding how
genetics and environment affect an individual's requirements for and responses
NRI principal investigators hold faculty appointments in the departments of
Nutrition and Psychology at UNC Chapel Hill. Their research interrogates
nutrient roles in disease prevention, disease risk factors, and the impact of
gene-environment and gene-nutrient interactions.
The NRI promotes excellence in nutrition knowledge, teaching, and research. We
seek and encourage a diversity of experiences and ideas and provide the tools
and flexibility for all employees to achieve success and excellence within
their chosen occupations and aspirations.
We are committed to open dialogue, careful listening, becoming educated about
the systems that hinder or prevent success, and taking action to ensure that
all are equally acknowledged for their contributions and equally reap the
benefits of being part of our community.
Our Vision is to use scientific discovery to ensure optimal health through
Everyone who works at the NRI supports this hopeful vision. Working at the NRI
means doing good for the world. Join us!
The NRI and this position are in Kannapolis, NC, in the Charlotte region.
Temporary Research Technician needed to help with laboratory and recruitment
work, including but not limited to recruitment of participants for research
studies, DNA extractions, and SNP genotyping.
This position is located in Kannapolis, NC, approximately 2 hours from UNC's
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Basic laboratory experience.
Professional interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Bachelor's degree in biology or other relevant field.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
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