LAB RESEARCH ANALYST II

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

LAB RESEARCH ANALYST II
Psychology and Neuroscience

Duke University Position Title: Lab Research Analyst II

Job Duties:
  • Support the management of all aspects of a molecular genomic laboratory, including coordinating research projects.
  • Develop and execute protocols for the analysis of genetic variation, gene expression, telomere erosion, and inflammatory cytokines within the Dunedin and E-Risk studies, and be responsible for coordinating harmonization of protocols and data delivery between the home site and collaborating sites at Duke University, United States of America and University of Otago, New Zealand.
  • Maintain and safeguard the integrity of the Dunedin and E-Risk biobank, comply with current Human Tissue Authority and college legislation, and uphold high data quality.
  • Meet with individual team members to develop research ideas, discuss results from laboratory investigations, and coordinate integration of different types of data.
  • Respond to queries from collaborators and other interested researchers about study design and methodology.
  • Liaise and consult with other researchers both in the UK and abroad.
  • Participate in identifying appropriate methodologies and novel genomic techniques to facilitate research goals.
  • Decide upon methods and processes for data collection, coordinating appropriate methodologies, and analysis of results.
  • Devise budgets and costings for research projects and equipment requirements.
  • Develop teaching and training portfolios in theoretical and practical molecular biology for team members, colleagues, and cross-institutional scientists.
  • Formulate policies for data production that fulfill the team's research strategy.
  • Write scientific papers for publication.
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Biology or a related field and four (4) years of experience as a Research Assistant, Research Scientist, or related role.
Demonstrated experience in quantitative telomere measurement, and gene expression; cell culture and treatment; DNA sequencing and genotyping; electrophoresis fragment analysis; quadratic tests for assortative mating and allelic detection; testing for statistically significant differences between groups; and model fitting and calculation of samples values from absorbance units.

In addition to your online application, please send resume to: sharward@duke.edu, reference Lab Research Analyst II

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Requisition Number
401235336

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
1215 LAB RESEARCH ANALYST II

Job Family Level
12

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual'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 mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

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

Experience

Work requires four years of research experience. A related master'sdegree may substitute for two years of the required experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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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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