As the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center point person for study needs, it will be the responsibility of the assistant to work with the manager when samples, issues or critical study needs will change priorities in the lab; to make sure project deadlines are meet as agreed upon; and to assist in maintaining communications/troubleshooting samples with projects.
Although a science background is not necessary for this position, it can be helpful. High-Throughput Sequencing Facility (HTSF) can teach the selected candidate what he/she needs to know to be effective in their interactions with a study group. Any detailed questions from studies can be referred to more experienced HTSF senior staff. The field is rapidly changing with the development of new technologies which the HTSF continues to develop, initiate and offer as service. This requires continual updates to the HTSF website to keep it current. The selected candidate will need to help keep the HTSF website up to date, help develop documents for distribution to studies, assist in seminar and workshop organization/development and maintain records within the databases for each study’s samples.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
The selected candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. He/she must be able to work in a high pressure and in a diverse environment. This individual must be flexible, collaborative, yet able to work effectively with a high degree of independence. Strong organizational skills are essential for this role. Must have knowledge of such software/programs as Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Prefer BS degree in Biology or other Biological sciences and/or lab experience and administrative experience.
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.
Internal Number: 159893
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