Temporary Research Technician – Cohen Lab

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Dec 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information


Department Cell Biology and Physiology - 422001
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 11/10/2023
Application Deadline 12/15/2023
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Temporary Research Technician – Cohen Lab
Position Number 20033988
Vacancy ID S022298
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
M-F full time
Position Location
Hiring Range $14-$20 / hr.
Proposed Start Date 01/08/2024
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 Cohen lab studies the dynamics and function of intracellular organelles in the context of normal development and neurodegenerative disease. We use advanced microscopy techniques such as live-cell imaging, multispectral imaging, and superresolution microscopy. A lab technician is needed to perform cell biology research. Responsibilities will include lab management duties and independent research studying organelle dynamics. Research tasks will include culture of mammalian cells (including induced pluripotent stem cells and neurons), molecular biology, biochemistry, microscopy, and data analysis.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
At least one year of lab experience. Experience with molecular biology, biochemistry, mammalian cell culture, light microscopy, and/or data analysis. Strong team-work and organizational abilities are essential.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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