Senior Research Scientist

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Position TypePermanent Staff (EHRA NF)DepartmentGlobl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801Working TitleSenior Research ScientistAppointment TypeEHRA Non-Faculty ResearchPosition Posting CategoryResearch ProfessionalsSalary RangeFull Time/Part Time?Full-Time PermanentHours per Week40Vacancy IDNF0004586Position ID20037282Posting Open Date10/14/2020Application Deadline10/28/2020Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date11/02/2020Position Summary

This Senior Research Scientist will technical research support, data management and analysis, and project management. This position will provide advanced research and technical support including experimental design, execution, troubleshooting and optimization. This position will collect and manage research data, monitor experimental data for accuracy, and perform statistical analyses of data. This position will also assist with the interpretation and presentation of research results and writing research reports, manuscripts and contract/grant proposals. This position will also provide project management including employee training and supervision, coordination of technician responsibilities and activities, resource allocation, and ensure compliance with institutional safety regulations.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics or other related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential qualifications and experience include, a track record of scientific innovation and experience working with and optimizing animal models.

Preferred qualifications and experience include: graduate research experience including at least one year working in academic, biotechnology, pharmaceutical or vaccines industries in a position of scientific project leader and manager of a research program. Experience training and supervising research staff. Scientific productivity and documented evidence of manuscript and grant writing experience. Advanced proficiency with computers and software programs for database management, word processing, and graphics.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special InstructionsQuick Link Contact Name and TitleOctavia Bullard, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have experience with animal handling in a laboratory setting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience constructing and using humanized mouse models?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have any direct experience with flow cytometry?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 10/15/2020
Application Due: 10/18/2020
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