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Essential Job Duties:

Performing research (primarily molecular biology and cloning of plasmids for protein expression and making yeast strains), support tasks in the laboratory, including cleaning and sterilization of equipment, making solutions, media, and plates, autoclaving media, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, record keeping, disposal of lab materials with biological contamination.

Monday – Friday. Working a full time schedule of 40 hours per week is preferred, but candidates who are only available part time will be considered.

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC



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Crop and Soil Sciences

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, schedule varies

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a biosciences related field

Department Required Skills:

Extensive experience with molecular biology, microbiology, bacterial cell culture, cloning via restriction digest and Gibson assembly.

Should have skills in: DNA purification, DNA sequencing, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and gel electrophoresis.

Experience making and sterilizing (via autoclave) chemical buffer solutions, media, and pouring plates. Knowledge of maintaining inventory and chemical safety.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a biosciences related field, plus 2-3 years experience directly related to the assigned duties.

Experience with mammalian and/or yeast cell culture is a plus.

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Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

$15 - $25 per hour

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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.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 2/18/2021
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