Research Technician

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 Nov 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Cell Biology and Physiology - 422001
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 11/08/2023
Application Deadline 11/22/2023
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Research Technician
Position Number 20032963
Vacancy ID S022287
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Position Location
Hiring Range $15.00 - $22.00 /HR.
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology is a broad and interdisciplinary basic science department in the School of Medicine at UNC-CH. As a top-ranked, nationally recognized leader in basic science research, our faculty and staff are engaged in innovative and cutting-edge research in the areas of neuroscience, cardiovascular biology, cellular cytoskeleton, cell motility and imaging. The Department houses one PhD program: the Cell Biology and Physiology Curriculum in which there are currently enrolled 48 PhD candidates. The Department has approximately 55 faculty engaged in basic science research, education, and national service. Many faculty and their laboratories provide training for undergraduate and postgraduate trainees in the biomedical sciences. The department also has 2 Core Facilities to expedite the mission of our researchers.
Position Summary
The Azizoglu laboratory studies the body-wide control of organ growth and regeneration. We are seeking a research technician to perform research tasks in the lab as well as help with lab management duties. Research tasks will include mouse colony organization and breeding, molecular assays (nucleic acid isolation, PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, RNA in situ hybridization), tissue collections and processing (dissections, sectioning, immunohistochemistry), microscopy (confocal and light-sheet imaging), primary cell culture (dissections for cell collections, FACS), and data analysis. This position will require animal handling.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Rodent handling ability.
Basic understanding of cell biology.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Prior experience in a biology or chemistry lab or in a related field. 
Rodent handling experience. 
Strong communication and organization skills.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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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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