RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I
Biochemistry

Occupational Summary

Duties will involve assisting a postdoctoral fellow on projects that include a mouse model for high-function autism. Experiments will include molecular cloning, primary culture and transfection of neurons, imaging of fixed and living cells, and bacterial expression of proteins. This position offers the potential for authorship on publications, and would be an excellent opportunity for someone considering a career in biomedical research. 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

N/A

Preferred education and experience

4 years college with major in chemistry or biochemistry with laboratory experience and strong academic performance

Requisition Number
401251288

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
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 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

89204BR

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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