Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P012758
Salary Range: $31,830 - $39,788
THIS IS A TIMELIMITEDPOSITIONWITH AN ESTIMATEDDURATION OF 3 YEARS.
This position is necessary to provide essential support for the ongoing experimental processes in the laboratory. Work requires knowledge of applicable laboratory procedures, tests, techniques, and terminology. This position requires journey-level research operations support, data collection, and data analysis. This position will provide support by performing animal handling techniques: mouse handling and restraint, mouse breeding, mouse survival surgeries, experimental procedures on mice, and mouse necropsies including the processing of samples for downstream analyses such as flow cytometry, PCR, and histological analysis. This position will also perform histological techniques including but not limited to cutting and mounting tissue sections, H/E staining, IHC, IF, and RNAscope. This position will also image and analyze tissue sections. This position will perform cell-culture based assays. This position will also perform data analysis and data entry. Additional duties include general laboratory care (autoclaving, dishwashing, stocking, and inventory laboratory supplies), preparing common laboratory solutions and media.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Relevant and recent animal laboratory work experience required. Must be skilled in mouse research techniques including breeding and colony maintenance, handling and restraint, injections (IP, IV, SC, etc), biological fluid/tissue collection, and necropsy. Must be familiar with institutional guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals.
Must possess mobility and strength to store and access research samples, reagents, and supplies. Must have the ability to perform many varied tasks and challenging techniques.
Must be able to analyze data digitally and manually while able to clearly communicate information both verbally and in written form. Must be proficient or able to learn multiple computer software platforms.
Strongly prefer experience performing histological stains and imaging samples by microscopy.
Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences or related field.
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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