Research Technician

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 31 Dec 2019

Classification Title:
Research Technician  
Working Title:
Research Technician  
Campus:
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Region:
Piedmont/Triangle  
Job Summary:
Research technician position is available in a cancer research lab located within the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center. The Pecot lab integrates use of bioinformatics, novel metastasis models and therapeutic RNA-interference (RNAi) approaches to target the tumor microenvironment and metastatic biology. The successful candidate must be proficient in cell tissue culture and standard molecular biology techniques with RNA (RNA isolation, reverse transcription and quantitative qPCR) and protein analytics (such as western blotting). Tissue staining (such as IHC and IF), microscopy and analysis are highly desired. Candidates with a strong background in tumor immunology and experience in FACS-based cell sorting are also highly desired. The UNC Lineberger Cancer Center is a world-class NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is routinely in the country?s top 10 NCI-funded institutes, thus providing a strong post-doctoral training opportunity in cancer biology and drug-development.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Preferred Education/Experience: B.S. in biology or science related field. M.S. Candidates with a strong background in tumor immunology and experience in FACS-based cell sorting are also highly desired. It is preferred, that the candidate has experience with and be comfortable handling laboratory mice. Candidates must possess an excellent work ethic, be highly organized and accountable. Ability to learn skills and procedures in a laboratory setting and conduct experiments under limited supervision is required.  
Position Number:
S015749  
Posting Date:
11/27/2019  
Closing Date:
12/31/2019
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded:
No  

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