Temporary Research Lab Technician

North Carolina State University
September 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$16.00
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number PG193712TM

Position Number 15SPP108 Position Type Temporary Essential Job Duties

Somatic embryogenesis initiation, culturing, cloning and transformation.

Is Time Limited Yes If Yes, Appointment Length 8 Months

Department Information

Job City & State Raleigh, NC

Department Forestry and Environmental Resources

System Information

Classification Title Temporary-Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title Temporary Research Lab Technician

Position Information

Requirements and Preferences

Work Schedule Variable depending on schedule and current project activities

Other Work/Responsibilities

Assist the Principal Investigator (PI), graduate students, post-docs, and technicians in somatic embryogenesis initiation, maintenance, and transformation. The technician will also be cloning genes into plant transformation systems. Work may involve driving to field locations to assist with assessing trials, clone banks, and seed orchards. They will participate in regular lab meetings and check-in meetings with PI to update progress.

Minimum Experience/Education

Completed BS in Biochemistry and Environmental Sciences. At least 1 year of experience in a molecular biology lab performing tissue culture and media preparation.

Department Required Skills

Experience working with conifer tissue culture is required, including: Initiation of somatic embryos by dissecting immature conifer seeds, maintaining initiated cultures, and transferring cultures to maturation media and taking cultures through the maturation protocol. Experience with tissue culture media preparation, excellent sterile technique and familiarity with autoclave usage is necessary. A molecular biology background involving PCR and molecular techniques is required as well as experience with conifer biology.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

At least 1 years of experience in lab-based research, knowledge of conifers and sterile tissue culture technique.

Required License or Certification

Valid Driver's license

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


Recruitment Details

Anticipated Hiring Range $16.00 per hour

Recruitment Dates

Job Open Date 08/22/2023

Applicant Information

Quick Link https: // jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/187586


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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a BS in Biochemistry and/or Environmental Sciences?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have at least 1 year of experience in a molecular biology lab performing tissue culture and media preparation?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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