Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P012272
Salary Range: $38,000-$44,000
THIS IS A TIMELIMITEDPOSITION
Please Note: This posting is for multiple positions. By applying for this position means that you will be considered for all three positions: 20037538; 20037539; and 20037540
The primary purpose of this position is to aid investigators in a large laboratory in using coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA virus transcription, replication, persistence, pathogenesis, genetics, and cross-species transmission. The person(s) to fill these positions will be part of a team whose goal is to identify and develop new strategies to treat and prevent current and future emerging coronavirus infections.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
This position requires unsupervised organizational and experimental skills
Expertise in using mouse models highly preferred
Mouse colony maintenance, including breeding and general husbandry
Experience with culturing and maintaining eukaryotic tissue culture cells is highly preferred
Excellent molecular biology skills (i.e. experience with E.coli culture and DNA extraction, restriction digestions, PCR, DNA fragment purification, ligations, and eukaryotic cell transfections, DNA and RNA quantitation, RNA extractions) and experience performing sequence alignment are preferred.
Expertise in protein purification techniques
BSL3 experience is a plus but not required
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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