Research Technician

North Carolina State University

United States

September 20, 2021


Posting Details Posting Number PG191457SP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Research Technician Anticipated Hiring Range $40,000 - $44,000 Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm (flexible) Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Clinical Sciences About the Department

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is where compassion meets science. Our mission, is to advance the veterinary profession and animal health through ongoing discovery and medical innovation; provide animals and their owners with extraordinary, compassionate medical care; and prepare the next generation of veterinarians and veterinary research scientists.

Our world-leading faculty and clinicians are at the forefront of interdisciplinary biomedical innovation, conducting solution-driven research that defines the interconnections between animal and human health.

The college is committed to practicing inclusivity, making community a priority and promoting innovation. We embrace effective leadership and we champion personal and professional growth.

Essential Job Duties

Primary duties of the Research Technician consist of, but are not limited to the following:

  • Contributing and assisting with clinical research in the field of soft tissue and oncologic surgery.
  • Having an understanding of the rationale for the research and performing related research and clinical skills to allow the research hypotheses to be tested in a scientifically rigorous manner.
  • Dealing with collection and analysis of data, tissue collection and processing, anesthesia and surgical procedures in multiple animal species.
  • Constructing and monitoring compliance with IACUCs and assistance with clinical trial recruitment, screening, data entry and patient care.
  • Other Responsibilities

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Experience/Education

    Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

    Other Required Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with a great work ethic.
  • Strong analytical skills and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of basic animal holding skills.
  • Accurate record keeping and data management skills.
  • Experience with anesthesia and surgical assistance
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Experience in a veterinary clinic
  • Customer service background
  • Knowledge of anatomy and ability to dissect animals
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, be proactive and take responsibility for actions
  • Required License or Certification


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License Required? No

    Job Open Date 09/13/2021

    Earliest Close Date---- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.) 09/20/2021 Notice to Applicants

    Please make sure that the work history listed on your application is identical to the work history listed on your resume.

    Special Instructions

    In addition to your application please submit a resume and the contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Applicants may also submit an optional cover letter.

    Position Number 00108764

    Position Type SHRA Position Classification Band Title Research Technician Position Classification Band Level Journey Position Classification Salary Range $31,200 - $66,122 Salary Grade Equivalency GN06 Alternate Option

    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 considerations.

    Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Time Limited Position No Time-Limited Appointment Length (if applicable) Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department Id 195001 - Dept of Clinical Sciences AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University 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.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have a combination of training and experience required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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