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Background Check Statement:
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Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
An undergraduate degree in biology, exercise science or physiology, nutrition, biochemistry, molecular biology, or related fields.
Experience with tissue culture, animal, and human research projects.
Good oral and written communication skills, and solid analytical capabilities.
Ability to work and contribute as a member of a research group.
Must be a team player and able to work a flexible schedule based on study needs.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of this position is to support academic research in association with a research team.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following: Research Support:
Conduct assays and ensure that all procedures are performed properly and according to regulations. Assays will require experience in the use of blood sample preparation, basic immune assays, ELISA, and tissue culture. Although not required, other experience is valued, especially with assays using HPLC, western blot, quantitative reverse transcription-PCR, and flow cytometry.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.