UNC Department of Public Safety Research Technician - Contributing in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Department Description

The School of Dentistry Oral and Craniofacial Health Sciences conducts high-quality educational programs for professional and postdoctoral students, practicing health care providers, and the public. The lab fosters learning related to the basic, and clinical sciences as this knowledge relates to understanding and treating malocclusion and craniofacial anomalies. The lab prepares trainees in several disciplines to provide research and clinical services through varied settings, primarily in service to the people of North Carolina. New knowledge is shared through presentations at scientific forums and publication in the scholarly literature.

Position Description

Assist in animal surgeries (including preparation before and post-surgical care). Assist in the breeding and management of mice (weaning, following IACUC regulations, paperwork for desired matches, etc.). Become self-sufficient in the procedures for genotyping mice. Prepare non-decalcified histological samples following animal surgeries (polymer infiltration, potting, slicing, and polishing). Prepare frozen histological samples and perform cryosectioning. Perform image acquisition and analysis using microscopy. Assist in routine computer data entry and data manipulation, using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, etc). Write reports for experiments, assist in the maintenance of laboratory protocols, and assist in preparation of manuscripts.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with research rodents is advantageous. BS in bioengineering or other biological science is highly desired.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Position/Schedule Requirements Animal Handler (non-DLAM), Evening work occasionally, Laboratory, Night work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Position Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?: No

Position Title: Research Technician - Contributing

Working Title: Research Technician

Position Number: 20017748

Vacancy ID: P008542

Budgeted Hiring Range: $30,000 - $32,964

Salary Grade Equivalent: 55

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

Hours per week: 40

Department Name and Number: Oral & Craniofacial Health Sci-437500

Date First Posted: 05/10/2018

Closing Date: 05/31/2018

Position Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category: Research Professionals

Stimulus/ARRA Funded: No