Careers

Interested in joining the North Carolina Research Campus?
Employment opportunities at NCRC include faculty, research associates, staff and internships. Applications must be made though individual university partner HR sites. 
Appalachian State Human Performance Laboratory

Research Technician
Serve as a Research Technician for the AppState Human Performance Laboratory at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC. Must be able to perform and/or assist with specialized research procedures in the Human Performance and/or Biochemistry labs. 

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Interns
The Appalachian State University (AppState) Human Performance Lab (HPL) at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) is looking for two or three exercise science or sports nutrition interns to join our team. The mission of the AppState-NCRC HPL is to investigate unique nutritional products as countermeasures to exercise- and obesity-induced immune dysfunction, inflammation, illness, and oxidative stress. This internship opportunity will help young scientists gain valuable experience as they move forward with their careers.

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UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research

Research Scientist
The position will perform grant-funded research projects related to human diseases, including method development and biological applications proteomics and operation of LC-MS instrumentation.

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Research Scientist
The position will perform grant-funded research projects, including experimental design, sample preparation, data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation, research presentation at national/international meetings, manuscript preparation, and grant proposal preparation.

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Research Scientist
The position will perform grant-funded research projects related to human diseases, including method development and biological applications of metabolomics and lipidomics and operation of LC-MS instrumentation.

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Post Doctoral Fellow
The position is expected to focus on lipidomics and metabolomics studies of human diseases, using state-of-the-art instrumentation and tools for biomarker discovery/validation and a better understanding of the pathogenic mechanism of human disease.

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Post Doctoral Fellow
The position is expected to focus on proteomics studies of animal models of human diseases, using state-of-the-art instrumentation and tools for biomarker discovery/validation and a better understanding of the pathogenic mechanism of human disease.

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Research Technician
Perform laboratory and investigative procedures by carrying out a variety of routine experimental techniques, including protein digestion and clean up, metabolite and lipid extraction from biofluid and tissue samples, mammalian cell culture, analytical methods such as HPLC, LC-MS.

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NC State Plants for Human Health Institute

Temp Lab Technician
The lab technician will catalogue and organize blueberry samples using barcode system, organize and entry sample information in a database; chemical composition analysis includes phenolics, anthocyanin, pH, Brix, SSC, and moisture content.

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Senior Research Scholar-HPC
Seeking a qualified candidate to conduct advanced research in the group to develop genomic resources and reconcile, analyze complex multi-omics datasets to study genes and metabolic pathways affecting accumulation of health-promoting, phytoactive compounds in fruit and vegetable crops.

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UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI)

Research Assistant Professor – Sumner Lab
The UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking applications for up to 2 research track assistant professor faculty members with expertise in untargeted metabolomics, exposome research, and nutrition. This position can begin May 1, 2020. The position is located at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute located on the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis (near Charlotte, NC). These are research track appointments at the assistant professor level, who will work with the Metabolism and Metabolomics Laboratory directed by Dr. Susan Sumner. The NRI is part of the Department of Nutrition in the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the School of Medicine, and is ranked among the top 5 Nutrition departments in the country.

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Open Rank Professor, tenure track (Nutrigenomics)
The UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are jointly seeking applications for up to 4 tenure track faculty members with expertise in nutrigenetic/nutrigenomic causes of metabolic and nutrition variation (including but not limited to: nutritionally relevant genetic polymorphisms, copy number variations and epigenetic (including non-coding RNA) mechanisms, microbiome-gene interactions, genes modulating circadian rhythms in metabolism). This position can begin January 1, 2017. The position is located at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute located on the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis (near Charlotte, NC). These are tenure track appointments at the assistant, associate, or full professor level depending upon experience, research and scholarly accomplishments. The Department of Nutrition is part of the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the School of Medicine, and is ranked among the top 5 Nutrition departments in the country.

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Research Technician – Sumner Lab
The Sumner Lab at the Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) seeks a full-time temporary Research Technician for organizing, labeling, inventorying lab samples, sample preparation, literature review, and quality control. This full-time temporary position is expected to last 12 months.
 
NOTE: This position is located at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis, NC (approximately 2 hours from Chapel Hill).
 
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills required, as well as ability to work independently.

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UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics and Genomics Research and Services

Research Associate
We integrate and analyze a variety of big data sets from biomedical research & applications. And we develop statistical/analytical methods, and implement them into software packages or web servers. We apply big data and advanced analytics to solve important and complex problems in biomedicine.

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Research Associate
The position will be instrumental in working with Dr. Luo to integrate and analyze a variety of big data sets from biomedical research and applications. Develop statistical/analytical methods and implement them into software packages.

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Sha Lab:  Post Doc - Biostatistics/Statistical Analysis
The successful candidate will engage in multi-year projects sponsored by NIH and other funding agencies. This candidate will work with Dr. Wei Sha on statistical analysis of omics data and clinical data, and publish research results in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.

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Du Lab:  Post Doc - Big Data Analytics for Metabolomics & Exposomics
The primary research responsibilities of the successful candidates are to develop Big Data Analytics capabilities for metabolomics and exposomics and publish the results.

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Loraine Lab:  Post Doc -Experimental Biologist
The Loraine Lab seeks a talented experimental biologist to characterize effects of abiotic stresses on RNA splicing and gene expression in plants using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system.

Candidates will have the opportunity to learn bioinformatics data analysis, especially RNA-Seq data analysis as applied to splicing.

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Luo Lab:  Research Associate
Candidate will develop statistical and computational methods for big data analysis, integration and visualization. S/he will work on a range of high throughout omics (genome, transcriptome, metabolome etc) data, and cutting edge projects on complex diseases and biomedical problems.

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Research Associate (Biostatistics/Bioinformatics)
The position will be instrumental in working with Dr. Luo to integrate and analyze a variety of big data sets from biomedical research and applications. Develop statistical/analytical methods and implement them into software packages.

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