Research Technician II - Electron Microscopy

Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Description

Job Req ID: 197073

Position Number: 00137452

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: M-F, 7:30am-4:00pm

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: OPR Electron Microscopy Core

Location: Therapeutic Research and Devel

Location Details:  Cannon Research Center, Electron Microscopy Laboratory

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth



Job Summary
The Research Technician II (Electron Microscopy) works under the direction of the Electron Microscopy Supervisor, preparing and processing of samples for electron microscopy. Candidate should be able to work independently to translate the instructions into specific tasks to assure proper completion of assigned duties. Processing of specimens must be scheduled and organized, data collected, and digital micrographs generated. The Technician II must be willing to learn electron microscopy and be able to contribute ideas to enhance the work performed for research and clinical programs. Performs laboratory research with minimal supervision. Assists in the design and development of experiments, including the development of new methodologies. Directs all aspects of the biochemical laboratory environment. Assists in the analyses and preparation of data for publication and presentation, and provides support to primary investigators.

Essential Functions


Physical Requirements
Will be exposed to chemical solutions. Works in a laboratory environment and interacts with people at many professional/technical levels.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree preferred. 3 years of experience in related scientific field preferred. Ability to calculate and formulate chemical solutions, experience with pertinent equipment, and familiarity with techniques for examining oxygen free radicals, mitochondrial function, enzymology preferred.




At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Employment Type

Full Time