Job Openings

TRANSLATIONAL NUTRITION PROGRAM MANAGER (CLICK TO APPLY)

PHHI is hiring a medical professional to create nutrition-oriented programing that engages faculty from NC State University, NCRC partners and others (e.g. health organizations) to develop and disseminate research-based resources that educate key audiences about the health-promoting characteristics of plants (primarily fruits and vegetables). The successful candidate will work closely with PHHI’s lead researchers as well as the Extension group to identify projects and partnerships (existing and those not yet developed) that can advance the Institute’s mission involving human health.

Research at the PHHI increasingly includes clinical trials. This position will assist the principle investigators with the coordination of the trials, which may include IRB submission, protocol development, recruitment, and basic sample collection. This position will be poised to share the potential implications of the research relative to improving human health and preventing disease.

This position is located in Kannapolis, NC.

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN (CLICK TO APPLY)

The Research Technician position will support projects funded by government, industry and commodity sponsored programs identifying phytochemical/small molecule metabolites and assessing the functionality of these in foods and biological systems. The successful candidate will be expected to take on laboratory tasks relative to mammalian cell culture, food analysis with specific focus on LC-MS/MS analysis of plant, animal and human samples.

This position is located in Kannapolis, NC. This position is time-limited for 2 years.

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN (CLICK TO APPLY)

The Eroglu Lab at the Plants for Human Health Institute uses transdiciplinary approaches to tackle how foods affect our genes and how our genetic makeup influence response to dietary constituents. The Eroglu Lab exploits multiple disciplines, including dietary effects on genome stability, RNA expression, protein expression, and metabolic profiling to analyze associations between diet and health status.

This Research Technician position will assist in setting up the Eroglu Lab. The incumbent will perform laboratory and investigative procedures by carrying out a variety of routine experimental techniques, including mammalian cell culture, and analytical methods such as LC-MS/MS. The position will be expected to collect, verify, record, and compile data and information in support of the research.

This position is located in Kannapolis, NC. This position is time-limited for 2 years.

POST DOC RESEARCH SCHOLAR (CLICK TO APPLY)

The Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at NC State University along with EnDev Laboratories (Research Campus, Kannapolis) is seeking a highly motivated individual to a joint Postdoctoral Research Scholar. The position will develop new 3D human skin models to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying the effect of pollution in skin tissues.

Tasks of the position will include, but are not limited to: design and execute experiments in in-vitro cell based assays and 3D human skin models, observe, analyze and interpret data on research projects, present data at seminars and conferences.

This position is located in Kannapolis, NC.

 


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