Research Technician

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Technician

Department Name:

Institute of Marine Sciences - 635100

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Full-Time Temporary

If part-time, how many hours per week?:

40 hours

Work Schedule:

Discuss with supervisor

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

2 months or less

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Description of Work:

The Nye lab is accepting applications for an undergraduate researcher to join our team this summer to understand the effects of climate change on marine fishes. Our current research is focused on how environmental variability and anthropogenic climate change affects fishes, populations, marine ecosystems and fisheries. The successful candidate will help collect fish, perform experiments on fish to determine temperature preferences and analyze data. The Nye lab strives to maintain an inclusive environment for all team members.

This position will be based at UNC Chapel Hill’s Institute of Marine Sciences, 3431 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Requirements:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a laboratory setting and in a team setting preferred.

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

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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time