Research Technician

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

September 22, 2021

Description

Posting Details Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title Research Technician Department Name LCCC - NANO - 426803 Vacancy ID S018331 Position Posting Category Research Professionals Hiring Range Dependent upon Experience and/or Qualifications Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary If part-time, how many hours per week? 40 Work Schedule Proposed Start Date 09/27/2021 Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months Posting Open Date 08/25/2021 Posting Close Date 09/22/2021 Description of Work

THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT REAPPLY.

The position will be responsible for assisting staff with COVID related research and the continued development of nucleic acid assays for the Improved Scalability, Sensitivity, and Interpretability of Pathogen Detection, Including SARS-CoV-2, in Wastewater using High-Throughput, Highly Multiplexed Digital Array PCR Technology project. This project proposes highly multiplexed digital PCR assays on wastewater collected from multiple diverse geographical regions that will be comprehensive, rapid, low cost, and quantitative for monitoring the circulation of disease. The assay system will be able to address novel pathogens by allowing rapid aggregation of genetic tests for these new targets with a highly multiplexed, digital assay platform. This project promotes outbreak risk mitigation. The position will perform research and development in support of this project, seeking guidance from senior staff when necessary. The Technician will be responsible for gathering and accurately recording data and for effectively reporting results to senior staff in reports and presentations. They will collaborate with other team members to integrate new assays into the microfluidic platform.

Education and Experience

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements 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.

Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Special Instructions Temporary Employment Policies

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Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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

Optional and Required Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please briefly describe your research experience performing laboratory protocols, preferably diagnostic assays.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please briefly describe your experience maintaining detailed experimental records.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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