Temporary Lab Technician

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This position will be primarily responsible for assisting the PI and other lab personnel (postdocs and graduate students) with animal research. Specifically, tasks will include husbandry (feeding, watering, handling and weighing animals) as well as research procedures such as gavage, injections, blood glucose measurements, etc. The successful candidate must be comfortable working with rodents in a research environment.

Although not the primary focus, this individual may also assist the PI and lab
members with other aspects of lab management, including waste management, lab inventory, reagent preparation,
basic experiments, etc.

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Job City & State:

Kannapolis, NC


Kannapolis Research

Classification Title:

Crop and Soil Sciences

Working Title:

Temporary Lab Technician

Work Schedule:

M-F 4-8 hrs/day up to 25 hrs (some late night or early morning hours may be required on occasion)

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-Associates degree (or higher) in laboratory science or related field AND laboratory and/or animal handling experience (Nutrition Science, Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Toxicology, or related field).

Department Required Skills:

-Possess at least 6 months of prior experience in laboratory research or animal husbandry
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Prior experience with rodent work (gavage, injection, blood collection, etc.), prior laboratory/research experience.

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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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.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] 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 equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 2/17/2021
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