Posting InformationDepartment Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801
Career Area Research Professionals Is this an internal only recruitment? No Posting Open Date 07/20/2022 Application Deadline 02/13/2023 Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Position Title Research Technician - Journey Salary Grade Equivalent GN06 Working Title Research Technician Position Number 20017549 Vacancy ID P015649 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range $35,800 - $45,000 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.
The person in this position is primarily responsible for processing biological specimens collected from patients enrolled in clinical trials. Some patients will be HIV-positive. Specimens are processed by specific protocols that require all accompanying paperwork to be filled out correctly-on the day of processing and double-checked. Some specimens must be processed in a time- sensitive manner. Some specimens will be packaged into kits that must be shipped the same day. Data about the specimens is entered into the Laboratory Data Management System (LDMS) to ensure that the database reflects the processing that occurred and what aliquots were stored.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Knowledge of aseptic technique. Willing to work with infectious materials.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in a biological or chemical science is highly desired. Prior experience with human specimen processing and the LDMS.
Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Position/Schedule Requirements Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Laboratory, Overtime occasionally Special Instructions Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/236189
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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
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