Research Technician

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Technician

Department Name:

Epidemiology - 463501

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

Dependent on Qualifications


Full-Time Temporary

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Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Hours subject to change; evening hours may be required based on the needs of the assigned projects.

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Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

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Description of Work:

This position supports research in an infectious disease laboratory. This position will include laboratory duties. These duties include, but are not limited to, processing of patient samples (for serum, PBMCs and RNA), conducting experiments such as ELISAs, collection of data, sample inventory management, laboratory operations, and data analysis. In addition, this position will support multiple clinical studies going on in North Carolina. Duties may include traveling to collect samples and interfacing with clinical field study personnel.

Education and Experience:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements:

Physical ability to perform varied tasks such as fine motor skills to do challenging culture techniques. Mobility and strength to store and access research samples, reagents, and supplies.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time