RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

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

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Cell Biology

Occupational Summary

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. 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. Obtain, prepare, mount and stain 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. Maintain sufficient inventory of materials, supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment. Review work of lower level laboratory personnel 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. The Poss laboratory at Duke University Medical Center (http://www.cellbio.duke.edu/Faculty/Poss/PossLabWebsite/home.htm ) uses the zebrafish model system to study regeneration of appendages, heart muscle, spinal cord, and other organ systems. The primary focus of this position is regeneration research with duties involving (but not limited to): molecular biology, histology, surgeries, explant culture, imaging, and micro injection in addition to work with animals, with opportunities for co-author ships on published manuscripts. There also will be some animal husbandry and general lab responsibilities. Training will be provided. We welcome ambitious applicants with enthusiasm for regenerative biology and a willingness to work with research zebrafish.

Please send a cover letter,CV, and list of 3 or more references to posslabjobs@duke.edu.

Education

Work requires an Bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other science related scientific field. Experience Two years relevant work experience. .

Requisition Number
401126524

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 Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, genderidentity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, orveteran 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 otherscience related scientific field.

Experience

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

Auto req ID

80941BR

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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