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Research Technician

The NC State University Plants for Human health Institute (PHHI) is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the laboratory under faculty mentorship as a Research Technician.This position will focus on lab work involving enzyme discovery and characterization as it relates to supporting existing research projects (funded by government, industry and commodity sponsored programs).

Concerning the technical laboratory work, this position will perform experiments and provide support involving plant biology and LC-Mass spectrometry for routine assessment and assistance to students, postdoctoral research scholars and the Principal Investigator.

Must be familiar with or have previous experience working with LC-MS. Preferred qualifications include:

  • Bachelors degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, plant biology, or related fields
  • Masters degree a plus in related field
  • 3+ years of experience with laboratory work
  • Prior experience with recombinant expression from E. Coli
  • Prior experience with LC-MS operation

This position is located in Kannapolis, NC
This position is time-limited for an expected duration of two (2) years

Apply here: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/138313

Research Technician

The NC State University Plants for Human health Institute (PHHI) is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the laboratory under faculty mentorship as a Research Technician. Studies in the lab focus on the health-protective activities of dietary compounds against chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

This position will be responsible for supporting existing and future research projects (funded by government, industry and commodity sponsored programs) conducted by the graduate students, postdocs and Principal Investigator in the laboratory group, predominantly in two (2) major areas or responsibility: 1) animal husbandry and studies, and 2) analytical chemistry.

Animal work will include tasks such as feeding/watering, weighing and experimental procedures. Analytical work will include sample preparation and use of analytical instruments such as HPLC and mass spectrometers. As a successful research technician, this position must be comfortable working extensively with small rodents in a research setting. Significant training will be available to enhance the successful candidate’s skillset in these areas.

Must have an Associate’s degree in laboratory science or other degree in a field requiring laboratory skills (nutrition science, food science, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, toxicology, or related field) and at least 6 months experience working with laboratory animals OR previous quantitative or qualitative analytical experience (sample preparation, extraction, gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, etc.).

This position is located in Kannapolis, NC
This position is time-limited for an expected duration of two (2) years

Apply here: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/138286