Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Research Technician - Journey
Working Title Research Technician
Position Number 20037820
Vacancy ID P012758
Budgeted Hiring Range $31,830 - $39,788
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN06
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 3 years
Hours per week 40
Monday – Friday, 7:30am- 7pm
(Hours vary based on project needs)
Department Name and Number Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801
Date First Posted 05/12/2021
Closing Date 06/14/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
The Division of Infectious Diseases develops ongoing clinical, educational,
and research programs directed toward the prevention and treatment of
infectious diseases. Working in nine countries, throughout the state, and
across campus, the Division's goals include:
• Coordinating basic and applied research in infectious diseases and fostering
collaboration among other investigators and researchers.
• Coordinating outreach activities with UNC-CH School of Public Health,
Department of Epidemiology, and other Departments/Centers, as well as
appropriate State of North Carolina agencies.
• Improving clinical care in infectious diseases, including activities related
to the management of HIV and other infectious diseases; activities related to
emerging pathogens, international health, and clinical outreach.
• Infectious disease prevention activities, including a focus on vaccine
development and vaccination practices.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT
THIS IS A TIME LIMITED POSITION WITH AN ESTIMATED DURATION OF 3 YEARS.
This position is necessary to provide essential support for the ongoing
experimental processes in the laboratory. Work requires knowledge of
applicable laboratory procedures, tests, techniques, and terminology. This
position requires journey-level research operations support, data collection,
and data analysis. This position will provide support by performing animal
handling techniques: mouse handling and restraint, mouse breeding, mouse
survival surgeries, experimental procedures on mice, and mouse necropsies
including the processing of samples for downstream analyses such as flow
cytometry, PCR, and histological analysis. This position will also perform
histological techniques including but not limited to cutting and mounting
tissue sections, H/E staining, IHC, IF, and RNAscope. This position will also
image and analyze tissue sections. This position will perform cell-culture
based assays. This position will also perform data analysis and data entry.
Additional duties include general laboratory care (autoclaving, dishwashing,
stocking, and inventory laboratory supplies), preparing common laboratory
solutions and media.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Relevant and recent animal laboratory work experience required. Must be
skilled in mouse research techniques including breeding and colony
maintenance, handling and restraint, injections (IP, IV, SC, etc),
biological fluid/tissue collection, and necropsy. Must be familiar with
institutional guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals.
Must possess mobility and strength to store and access research samples,
reagents, and supplies. Must have the ability to perform many varied tasks and
Must be able to analyze data digitally and manually while able to clearly
communicate information both verbally and in written form. Must be proficient
or able to learn multiple computer software platforms.
Strongly prefer experience performing histological stains and imaging samples
Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences or related field.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Laboratory,
Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Posting Supplemental Questions
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Do you possess the competencies necessary to perform the Research Technician position?
Are you skilled in various mouse research techniques? If so, please explain in detail which techniques you have experience with.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have any direct experience with histological techniques?