RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Duke Human Vaccine Institute - Admin


RESPONSIBILITIES:

General laboratory maintenance including but not limited to: waste processing, glassware cleaning, laboratory organization, preparation of solutions, ordering/preparation/stocking of consumables and reagents as needed, maintaining accurate inventory of refrigerator and freezer contents.

Manage and complete assigned projects in accordance with standardized operating procedures and in full compliance with safety protocols.

Perform virology, immunology, and serology assays as required for sample analysis of viral titer and cellular/humoral responses.

Required to fully perform all tasks associated with animal models of viral infection in multiple species including but not limited to mouse, rabbit, and ferret.

Complete and maintain necessary documentation of research activities according to standardized record keeping in real time.

Collect and organize raw data into reports for interpretation and analysis.

Perform additional duties as requested by direct supervisor, Virology Facility Manager, and Scientific/Administrative Directors.

Keywords:
Vaccine, scientist, science, research, research tech, research technician, research technician I, research technician II, diseases, lab, laboratory, human clinical, pre-clinical, trials, trial, high priority diseases, analysis, antibody laboratory, multiplex binding assays, biolayer interferometry binding measurements, validation, experiments, biological specimens, specimen, sample extraction, GCLP, research tech II, research tech I, college graduate, college grad, bachelor's degree, biology, zoology, science related field, experiments, eukaryotic cells, transient transfection, envelope-reactive antibodies, recombinant proteins, isolation, isolate, genes, molecular techniques, virus infection, vaccination, immunoglobulin gene sequence, QC, quality control, HIV, chemicals, waste processing, glassware cleaning, lab organization, laboratory organization, solution prep, solution preparation, safety, safe, virology, immunology, serology, animal, animal handling, animal husbandry, mouse, mouse handling, mice, mice handling, colony, mouse colony, mice colonies, ferret, ferret handling, small animal, rodent, rodent handling, rat.

Requisition Number
401229809

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
951 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Job Family Level
08

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other science related scientific field.

Experience

None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.

Skills/Preferences
The successful applicant must be eligible for and willing to:
Complete external certification for independent work at BSL3 and ABSL3
Work with infectious biological agents (viruses) handled at BSL2 and BSL3
Work with infected animals handled at ABSL2 and ABSL3
Comply with vaccination requirements
Complete Tier 1 Select Agent registration


Auto req ID

87203BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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