RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

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

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I
Cell Biology

Occupational summary

Perform a variety of technical duties in a Part-Time capacity (25-30hr/week) involved in conducting standardized tests, experiments and determinations in support of research-oriented activities at Duke University Medical Center in the Laboratory of Dr. Cagla Eroglu.

Work Performed
Perform a variety of technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical or biological tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data in support of research oriented activities; compile and document procedures and results. Maintain sufficient inventory of materials, supplies and equipment for performance ofduties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment. Review work of lower level laboratory personnel and assist in the training of new personnel. Set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate standard laboratory equipment required for specific tests. Operate various electronic devices in the collection, tabulation and calculation of data. Care for laboratory research animals (mice) that are relevant to the laboratories projects. Obtain, prepare, mount and stain rodent (mouse or rat) tissue, blood and other substances for microscopic examinations. Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions. Assist in the development of new research procedures and techniques. 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.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education/Training:
Work requires an Associate'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:
N/A

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Requisition Number
401181069

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
942 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

Job Family Level
06

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
PART 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 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 an Associate'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

Auto req ID

83969BR

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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