Laboratory Research Manager

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)



Working Title:

Laboratory Research Manager

Appointment Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Position Posting Category:

Laboratory Management and Services

Salary Range:

Dependent on Experience and Qualifications

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Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The UNC Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a Laboratory Research Manager to join the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology. This position will work on a number of bench-science research projects within the Division. The Research Manager will report to the Pediatric Endocrinology Division Chief. Responsibilities include leading, coordinating, and performing a variety of experimental procedures in the field of immune metabolism, performing and helping others in the lab with data collection, data analysis, documentation and interpretation of results, writing and maintaining up-to-date animal protocols in the laboratory, supervision over animal husbandry, and other duties relating to laboratory oversight and management.

Educational Requirements:

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

Qualifications and Experience:

A minimum of 8 years of experience in laboratory research and management is required. Knowledge and experience working in an academic medical institution is also required. Experience conducting data analysis and management is strongly preferred. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with both members of the laboratory and external collaborators. Candidate must demonstrate the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities effectively and exhibit proven research management abilities with an understanding of the culture, policies, and procedures relevant to academic research programs.

This position requires an individual with:
Experience in the design of experiments, statistical data analysis, and laboratory management, including laboratory safety and research compliance.
A variety of technical skills, including quantitative real-time PCR, immunoblots, ELISA, flow cytometry, nutrient uptake assays, metabolic rate assays, and metabolic flux studies.
Extensive experience in animal husbandry and mouse models.
Familiarity with academic research structures.
Demonstrated relationship-building skills.
Strong attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively.
Candidate must be able to work simultaneously on several activities and handle multiple demands with efficiency and professionalism.

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.




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Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time