Research Technician

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:

No

Position Title:

Research Technician - Contributing

Working Title:

Research Technician

Position Number:

20036808

Vacancy ID:

P012477

Budgeted Hiring Range:

$31,200 - $32,000

Pay Band Information:

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Salary Grade Equivalent:

GN04

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

2 Years

Hours per week:

40

Work Schedule:

M-F 9am – 5:30pm

Department Name and Number:

Neuroscience Center-428601

Date First Posted:

03/16/2021

Closing Date:

04/16/2021

Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The UNC Neuroscience Center is an inter-departmental research center on the campus of UNC- Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Our mission is to promote various and extensive neuroscience research with a specific emphasis on developmental, cellular, and disease-related processes.

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

Position Description:

THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT REAPPLY.

The position is for a Research Technician at the contributing level and the purpose is to support current molecular and cellular neuroscience research needs that include lab maintenance, lab management, animal colony husbandry, and execution of neuroscience research projects. Duties of the position include general upkeep of equipment and instruments; supply maintenance and restocking; providing direct aid to undergraduate students with routine lab duties; and lab animal colony maintenance including breeding, weaning and monitoring of mouse stocks. Part of the responsibilities include genotyping strains of mice, record-keeping of animals, and feeding experimental mice with a special diet. Inventories will be reviewed with the lab weekly. Lab projects include in vitro and in vivo experimentation. Responsibilities are first to participate in ongoing in vitro experiments; however, with experience, the applicant will be given additional protocols and projects that include the culturing of various cells, treatment of cells leading to data collection and data analyses. Data are to be reviewed with the PI and presented at lab meetings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability to manage animal colony and perform work using mice. Demonstrated ability to execute planned experiments, analyze data, and present data. Strong organization skills required to organize billing and administrative needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

B.Sc. or 4 years directly related experience in biology, cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, or genetics.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Animal Handler (non-DLAM), Evening work occasionally, Laboratory, Weekend work occasionally

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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