This position will provide high level technical, organizational and management support to the lab. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day functions of the lab, the position will be required to perform complex experiments utilizing murine models as well as patient-derived tissue or cell-lines. The position will be responsible for participation in the development of overall research plans, design of experiments, review of relevant literature relating to planned experiments, recording and analyzing data from experiments.
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.
Demonstrated knowledge in molecular biology. Must have experience in cell culture, protein and RNA isolation methods, pCR and quantitative pCR, and western blots. Demonstrated exceptional communication and organizational skills. Must be able to present and write data and protocols in a clear manner. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Must be able to use an Apple or PC computer.
Prefer 3-5 years of experience in a cancer biology laboratory with experience with epigenetics and gene level mechanisms of transcriptional regulation. In addition to above essential requirements: preferred experience with chromatin immunoprecipitation and genome sequencing techniques (ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, GRO-Seq).
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: 170484
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