Research Technician

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

January 18, 2022

Description

Posting Information Department Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine-412013

Career Area Research Professionals Is this an internal only recruitment? No Posting Open Date 11/10/2021 Application Deadline 01/18/2022 Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Position Title Research Technician - Journey Salary Grade Equivalent GN06 Working Title Research Technician Position Number 20040713 Vacancy ID P013886 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 3 years Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday (8am – 5pm)

Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range $34,876 - $35,999 Pay Band Information

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

This position is for a highly motivated and energetic Research Lab Technician in a lab within the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. The lab is devoted to the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), which affects premature infants. This position assists with the technical aspects of studies including performing experiments, handling mice, utilizing human samples, as well as documentation and preparation of materials for study and analysis.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Clear verbal and written skills to communicate with laboratory staff and investigators. Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports. Working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Preference will be given to candidates who have a bachelor's degree and experience working in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. Demonstrated ability to initiate actions and solve problems using sound judgment is preferred. Ideal candidate will be physically able to wear protective equipment and provide standard care and experimental care to research animals.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Position/Schedule Requirements Special Instructions Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/215435

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu

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

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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you possess the competencies necessary to perform the Research Technician position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have animal handling experience? Explain the knowledge and skills you have developed.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Have you worked in a research laboratory? Describe your involvement working in a laboratory environment..
  • (Open Ended Question)

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