Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Research Technician - Journey
Working Title Research Technician
Position Number 00062026
Vacancy ID P013035
Budgeted Hiring Range $35809 - $45144
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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, 8am-5pm
Hours may vary based on project needs
Department Name and Number Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801
Date First Posted 07/09/2021
Closing Date 09/21/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
The Institute of Global Health and Infectious and Division of Infectious
Disease develop ongoing clinical, educational, and research programs directed
toward the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. The Institute and
Division's goals include coordinating and conducting basic and applied
research in infectious diseases and fostering collaboration among other
investigators and researchers; 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 and infectious disease prevention activities, including a
focus on vaccine development and vaccination practices.
The UNC HIV Cure Center is a partnership between the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and ViiV Healthcare. The UNC HIV Cure Center is in the
Institute of Global Health and Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine.
This incredibly unique public-private partnership is redefining the
traditional way of conducting research and is creating a new model to seek the
breakthroughs needed to tackle this extraordinarily challenging global health
issue of finding a cure for HIV. The UNC HIV Cure Center, directed by Dr.
David Margolis, is focused on the discovery, development, and implementation
of new treatments to allow durable treatment-free remission of HIV infection
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 position is necessary to provide essential support of the ongoing
experimental processes in a fast-paced HIV laboratory. Work requires knowledge
of applicable laboratory procedures, tests, techniques, and terminology. The
range of duties includes, but is not limited to, conducting experiments,
collecting data, and data analysis. Our lab focuses on HIV latency and
performs a mix of basic science and clinical research.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
The employee must be reliable, honest, and trustworthy; have the ability to
work flexible hours as a team player; be highly organized, attentive, and
communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in written form. The
person must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision; have
knowledge of applicable laboratory procedures, techniques, and terminology;
and be able to learn/use multiple computer software platforms. The employee
must be able to analyze digitally and manually and clearly communicate those
results. The employee should possess mobility and strength to store and access
research samples, reagents, and supplies.
Bachelor's degree and one year of laboratory experience preferred.
Experience working with HIV and other sexually transmitted pathogens and
knowledge of standard laboratory practices for work under BSL-2 conditions is
preferred. Prior knowledge of isolation and culture of primary cells and
sample preparation experience for flow cytometry is helpful. Prefer candidates
with nucleic acid isolation experience and extensive experience in PCR assay
setup and analysis.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Laboratory
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?
Do you possess flexibility, mobility, and strength to move and access research samples, reagents, and supplies?
Do you have knowledge of BSL2 techniques?