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Job: Assistant Scientist, TransViragen, Chapel Hill, NC

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General Information

Job title:
Assistant Scientist
Job location:
Chapel Hill, NC  27599 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
TransViragen offers a competitive compensation package and a team-focused work environment with significant training and career development opportunities.
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

TransViragen is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join a multidisciplinary team of scientists engaged in the design, generation and analysis of genetically modified rodent models. The successful candidate will perform animal colony maintenance and experimental support for CRISPR genome editing projects. The candidate will also support experiments using other transgenic technologies and assisted reproductive technologies such as sperm and embryo cryopreservation and in vitro fertilization. The opportunity is a full-time position with benefits.

Job Requirements

• B.S. in Biology or a related field.
• Minimum of 6 months laboratory and/or animal facility experience
• Understanding of basic concepts of genetics and molecular biology
• Ability to work with live animals
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
• Reliability, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
• Proficiency with basic computer programs including MS word, excel, powerpoint
• Experience in embryo microinjection, embryo transfer surgery, reproductive technologies or other animal experimental procedures will be a plus
(Job number: 3855627)
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