Research Technician

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Technician

Department Name:

Genetics - 423501

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

14.00 - 21.00


Part-Time Temporary

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Work Schedule:

Mon – Fri
20-30 hrs per week

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Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

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Description of Work:

UNC Genetics Department laboratory is seeking a Research Technician with an interest in genomics, machine learning, and bioinformatics. This could be someone BS completed or in progress in a discipline such as Computer Science, Biology, or Bioinformatics. The technician will contribute to computational analysis of nanopore sequencing data, gene expression analysis, and machine learning classification in the context of pediatric cancers and gut microbiome/metagenomics.

Education and Experience:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

- Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Biology, or Bioinformatics.
- Proficieency in Python or C/C++
- Experience with scientific programming and associated tools (numpy, scipy).
- Interest or experience in genetics, genomic, or bioinformatics is also desirable.

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: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time