Research Technician

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 03 Apr 2019

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Research Technician - Journey
Working Title Research Technician
Position Number 20014393
Vacancy ID P009749
Budgeted Hiring Range $35,800 - $43,500
Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent 60/GN05
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Mon-Fri; 8:00am – 5:00pm

Department Name and Number Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801
Date First Posted 03/20/2019
Closing Date 04/03/2019
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Research Professionals

Position Summary Information

Department Description

The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, founded in 1975, is one of 45 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the country. The Center’s mission is to reduce cancer occurrence and death in North Carolina and the nation through research, treatment, training and outreach.

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 work associated with this position includes characterization of the circulating and tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte populations in human tumors and associated murine models, involving analyses of the genetic diversity of T cell receptor and B cell receptor repertoires and gene-expression profiling using next-generation sequencing and single-cell sorting and sequencing techniques in the same models.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Must be experienced in processing mouse or human samples for research or diagnostic methods and must have computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification in Flow Cytometry and Molecular Diagnostics or Genetics is recommended, as is facility with basic scripting in the Python and R programming languages, though these are not required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioinformatics/Computational Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Genetics, Immunology, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology, or Zoology is preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Laboratory
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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