Research Technician
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Posted in Education and Training

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Medicine - MHI-411427

Career Area:

Research Professionals

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Position Title:

Research Technician - Journey

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Working Title:

Research Technician

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

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Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 9a - 5p

Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Location:

North Carolina, US

Hiring Range:

$34,876 - $49,202

Pay Band Information:

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

*The McAllister Heart Institute provides a world class environment for basic preclinical and applied cardiovascular research. Discoveries made by our investigators may provide new diagnostic tools and therapies that can be used to advance the care of patients with diseases of the heart, blood, and circulation. The research of the Liu lab focuses on elucidating the mechanism of cardiac diseases

Position Summary:

The Liu Lab is seeking a Research Technician with a strong molecular and cellular biology background and documented expertise in molecular cloning, western blotting, RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, and primary cell isolation. This position will involve assisting in planning and performing laboratory procedures and experiments. Research Tech will collect scientific data, perform statistical analysis, and assist in graphic presentation of data. Additional responsibilities include preparing and disposing of reagents necessary for research, maintaining lab inventory, and timely ordering of required supplies

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

Previous experience with animal handling, western blotting, and molecular biology.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in biology or related field. Highly motivated self-starter who enjoys working in a collaborative and team driven environment. Applicants should have worked with mice and/or zebrafish in the last three years.

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:

Not Applicable.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Laboratory

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