Temporary Research/ Lab Technician - Contributing

Requisition Number S1269

Position Number Temp Pool for Research / Lab Technician

Position Classification Title Research Technician

Functional Title Temporary Research/ Lab Technician - Contributing

Position Type Temporary Staff

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public, coeducational, doctoral-granting, residential university chartered in 1891. It is one of the three original institutions of The University of North Carolina System.

The Department of Human Resources is seeking qualified individuals for temporary Research / Lab Technician positions that may become available on campus. When a UNCG Department is in need of a temporary Research / Lab Technician, qualified applicants who have applied to this temporary pool will be considered.

Positions will provide support to experimental processes in a laboratory, clinic, field and/or teaching environment.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting research experiments
  • Collecting and summarizing research data
  • Providing proper laboratory/study subject care.

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications
  • At least six (6) months of directly related research experience in the field in which the position will be assigned.
  • Previous experience working in a laboratory, clinic, field and/or teaching environment

Alternate Option

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

Special Instructions to Applicants


Applications will remain active for this posting until the scheduled closed date (roughly 90 days). You may then re-apply to the new active posting.

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.

Applications are not complete until an online confirmation number is received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range $11.63 - $13.68

Org #-Department Human Resources - 58401

Work Hours of Position Hours will vary depending on the needs to the Department

Job Family Natural Resources and Scientific

Band Research Technician

Competency Level Contributing

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

Knowledge-Technical (Contributing)
Basic knowledge, skill and general understanding to perform standard duties related to the research. Knowledge and skills to use instrumentation and equipment. Knowledge of specialist software.

Operations - Research Support (Contributing)
Prepares standard media, reagents, and chemical solutions used for testing purposes, and the physical processing of specimens prior to testing. Observes, measures, and prepares subjects (patients, animals or crops) and tests variables as specified in the research protocol.

Data Collection (Contributing)
Observes, collects and records a variety of data.

Laboratory/Subject Care (Contributing)
Prepares study subject for experimental procedures. Applies and maintains sanitation and safety procedures.

Open Date 07/01/2017

Close Date 09/30/2017

Job Close Date

Type of Appointment Temporary 1.0 (Full-Time)

FLSA Non-Exempt

Time limited duration of appointment

Duration of assignment will depend on the needs and the funding of the Department.

Salary Grade Equivalency 55

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

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
    • Greensboro News & Record
    • Carolina Peacemaker
    • Other Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other Professional Journal
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Other
  2. * Do you have previous experience working in a laboratory for research purposes?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please list the research subject/discipline in which you have had previous experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu



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