The primary purpose of this position is to provide support services to the UNC Vector Core. The duties will include general laboratory functions such as making of buffers and reagents, cleaning and autoclaving of glassware, stocking of supplies. Specialized lab skills will include the use of DNA analysis software, cloning of recombinant DNA , setting up sequencing reactions, as well as making and purifying viral vectors. In addition, the technician will be expected to perform any calculations required for tasks and record all steps and calculations in lab notebooks. Good laboratory skills and computer competency are essential.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent.
Candidate must have working knowledge in laboratory setting, ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Experience in molecular biology and cell culture is preferred.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Ability to perform complex tasks while remaining focused.
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