THIS IS A TIMELIMITEDPOSITIONWITH AN ESTIMATEDDURATION OF 1-3 YEARS.
The primary purpose of this position is to conduct research on Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterial pathogen that causes tuberculosis. The rise in drug resistant strains of M. tuberculosis poses a serious threat to future efforts to control this disease. This position is to assist ongoing studies to investigate the basic biology of M. tuberculosis and to test novel drug treatments for tuberculosis using and animal and tissue culture models of tuberculosis. The individual hired will conduct experiments in a Bio-safety Level 3 facility. The applicant will also be responsible for ordering and general laboratory maintenance.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Must have experience working in BSL2 and BSL3 facilities and have experience working with animal models. Must have outstanding communication skills; organized and able to follow detailed SOPs. Experience in infectious disease, microbiology and animal research is required.
Two years or more of laboratory experience; must be willing to work in a BSL3 facility and ability to work overtime during the week and weekends.
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.
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