LAB TECHNICIAN - Translational Neuroscience

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

LAB TECHNICIAN - Translational Neuroscience
Translational Neuroscience

Occupational Summary:

Perform a variety of technical tasks and examinations in a Duke University laboratory. The Lab Technician will assess statistically analyze and test behaviors in mutant mice at the Duke University Medical Center.

Work Performed:
  • Perform a variety of technical duties in a Duke University laboratory to include performance of routine tests and examinations, assistance in the set-up of experiments and the collection and recording of data.
  • Procure and set-up equipment, instruments and materials used in performing scheduled tests or experiments.
  • Prepare tissue specimens for cutting.
  • Use microtome to obtain sections for mounting.
  • Stain sections with dye and mount on slides.
  • Obtain urine, blood and other specimens and label and prepare for laboratory analysis.
  • Repair, maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment.
  • Prepare culture media, chemicals, solutions and reagents.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, glassware and equipment.
  • Restock supplies and materials as required.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of routine laboratory records.
  • Review work of lower level laboratory employees and assist in the training of new personnel.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401163446

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
399 LAB TECHNICIAN

Job Family Level
04

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
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 basic science background normally acquired through a high school education.
Experience:
Work requires six months laboratory experience or laboratory coursework.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor's degree, know how to use statistics to analyze rodent behavioral data, and, preferably, have experience behaviorally testing rodents.

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 identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Auto req ID

83099BR

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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