Research Technician

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
February 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:$44,283 - $54,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Information

Posting Information

Department Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801

Career Area Research Professionals Is this an internal only recruitment? No Posting Open Date 11/30/2022 Application Deadline 02/06/2023 Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Position Title Research Technician - Advanced Salary Grade Equivalent GN09 Working Title Research Technician Position Number 20034062 Vacancy ID P016512 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range $44,283 - $54,000 Pay Band Information

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Position Summary Information

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 Advanced Research Technician position in area of a translational research is necessary to provide essential support for the ongoing experimental processes in the laboratory. Work requires advanced knowledge of applicable laboratory procedures, tests, techniques and terminology. The position will provide support in mouse survival surgeries, performing experimental procedures on mice, data analysis, and data entry. The position will provide technical troubleshooting and optimization in immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization. This position will also help provide training to new laboratory personnel in immunohistochemistry and animal handling techniques.

This position is within the Global Health and Infectious Disease Department.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Relevant and recent animal laboratory work experience and skills in animal research techniques. Experience in immunohistochemistry. Recent experience working with pathogens and infected samples under BSL2 containment or higher. Must be able to analyze data digitally and manually while able to clearly communicate information both verbally and in written form. Must be able to learn multiple computer software platforms.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Bachelor's degree in biological sciences or related field with 2 years of experience. Specific skills in mouse research techniques including IP injections, administering injectable anesthesia, biological fluid/tissue collection. Knowledge of immunohistochemistry, tissue culture, or flow cytometry techniques are desired.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical/Mental Requirements

Must be able to care for animal specimens, prepare analyses and perform surgical procedures. Constantly positions self to maintain and process specimen using approved techniques on living animals. Ability to lift and/or move supplies and research samples with or without reasonable accommodations.

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Position/Schedule Requirements Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Laboratory Special Instructions Quick Link https: //

Contact Information

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 [email protected]

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
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Briefly describe your animal handling experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have experience with immunohistochemistry?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree in biological science or related field?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you possess the competencies necessary to perform the Research Technician position?
  • Yes
  • No
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