The UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases in the School of Pharmacy at UNC is a research group funded by the Eshelman Institute for Innovation and committed to the functional analysis of genetic variants in biology and disease.
We are seeking a highly self-motivated and experienced scientist to enable and evolve key molecular and cell biology capabilities in the Catalyst. Research Associate to provide molecular and cell biology support in the UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases within the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team focused on providing key drug discovery and development research support for patients with rare diseases.
Education and Experience:
Experience with technologies that modify gene function (e.g., RNAi; CRISPR/Cas9) is essential. Cloning, mutagenesis, qPCR, ChIP-qPCR. Broad cell culture expertise (cell lines, primary cells), single cell isolation and expansion of isogenic cell lines. Use of zebrafish as in vivo model. The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to design and execute experiments, troubleshoot methods and solve problems independently, analyze and interpret data and present results. Understanding of the principles and practice of research using human tissue samples is highly desired. Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment and adapt to changes in work priorities. Strong written and oral communication skills.
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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 167040
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