Research Technician - Faith Lab

Mar 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00106198

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences consists of 36 faculty who have a diversity of research and teaching interests. Included among our faculty are 11 clinical faculty, affording students the opportunity to participate in research projects with a direct clinical correlation to veterinary and/or human medicine. Our research faculty is housed in a new biomedical Research Building with 104,000 gross sq. ft. New, state-of-the-art research facilities are available to the research faculty in the department. Included in the new Research Building is a transgenic mouse facility, permitting the opportunity for graduate students to participate in research projects related to mouse and animal genomics. A number of graduate programs are available to students interested in working with faculty in the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences. The Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program in CVM consists of several different "tracks", allowing students to focus their research in the areas of cell biology, infectious diseases, pharmacology, pathology, and population medicine. Other graduate programs with which departmental faculty is affiliated include programs in immunology, physiology, and functional genomics.

Essential Job Duties: This position will be responsible for conducting laboratory testing of forensic-type samples using next generation sequencing devices. The position will interpret data and review literature on emerging technologies for federally sponsored research programs.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: Effective communication skills, basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, excellent organization, ability to multi-task, and ability to conduct work according to laboratory safety procedures established by the University and research laboratory.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: B.S. in Biology, Biochemistry, or other life science. Experience conducting research in a molecular biology or forensics laboratory. Demonstration of bioinformatics software experience to anlayze DNA sequence data: Cloud, Illumina, and Nanopore preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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