Research Specialist II

Columbia, SC
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Research Specialist II

Internal Title


Band 5

Requisition Number 011586

Minimum Salary $32,838

Salary Range

Pay Basis 12 months

Department School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 03-28-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 04-03-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position
Research Grant

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Technical

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
Health Insurance
Annual Leave
Sick Leave

Job Description
To perform complex research techniques and procedures associated with the viral vector core facility in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience. Position involves working with chemicals, viruses, and other biohazards in a BSL2 facility. Performs tissue culture, molecular procedures on tissue culture samples, virus preparation and characterization, plus cloning, plasmid preparations, and PCR analysis. Occasional weekend work required. To demonstrate commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology. microbiology, or related discipline and 1 year related research experience, or high school diploma and 5 years related research experience. Experience in a laboratory using microbiology, cell biology, or molecular cloning techniques required.

Computer and data analysis skills required.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference given to applicants with experience in handling viruses, cloning and PCR analysis and tissue culture.

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants

SOC Code


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