Research Technician

Greensboro, NC
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number S1236

Position Number 998909

Position Classification Title Research Technician

Functional Title Research Technician

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

Internal Posting, Permanent UNCG Employees Will Only Be Eligible for Consideration

Research Technicians in the Animal facility are responsible for caring for research animals, cleaning of facilities, stocking supplies, billing, receiving shipments, various other office duties and assisting the Research Manager, Veterinarian and IACUC committee as directed.

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

Hands on experience in the area of small animal research (rodents) in a university research setting.

Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Recruitment Range $31,377 - $33,834

Org #-Department Animal Facility - 11508

Work Hours of Position 40 hours, must be flexible, weekends and holidays required

Job Family Natural Resources and Scientific

Band Research Technician

Competency Level Journey

2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

1. Laboratory/subject care- Administers routine medications and prepares experimental and maintenance diets for research subjects according to established protocols and instructions; observes study subject reactions. Prepares study subject for experimental procedures. Applies and maintains sanitation and safety procedures

2. Knowledge-Technical- General knowledge of applicable area of science to perform laboratory procedures and tests in support of research protocol. Knowledge and skills to adjust and calibrate instrumentation and equipment as needed with limited supervision.

3. Data Collection- Organizes and tabulates data, ensures quality control of data collection..

4. Operations - Observes, measures and prepares subjects (patients, animals or crops) and tests variables as specified in the research protocol (Contributing)

Open Date 05/17/2017

Close Date 05/24/2017

Job Close Date

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

FLSA Non-Exempt

Salary Grade Equivalency 60

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
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    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC school system job board
    • Personal Networking
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  2. * In order to be considered for this position, you must currently be employed at UNCG on a permanent basis. Are you currently a permanent employee at UNCG?
    • Yes
    • No

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