RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Pharmacology & Cancer Biology

Occupational Summary
Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting laboratory tests, experiments and data interpretation in support of Duke University research operations.

Work Performed
  • This position will be primarily working with genetically modified and immune-compromised mice to identify pathways required for tumor growth and metastasis. This position has an anticipated start date in April 2017, and will require excellent record keeping and attention to detail. Duties will include:
  • basic animal husbandry (breeding, genotyping)
  • tumor measurement, drug administration in rodents
  • downstream processing (quantitative PCR, western blotting, histology) of preserved tissues, as well as analysis of signaling pathways (by western blotting, immune-fluorescence imaging).
  • Prior experience in animal handling is required, with preference for experience with rodents. This position will require some experience in data management and record keeping, with experience in Excel being important.


Additional duties may include:
  • Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment for performance of duties clean and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Review work of lower level laboratory personnel within designated areas and assist in training 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
401256682

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 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 a bachelor'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

89487BR

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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