RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
NSOE ESP Div

Occupational Summary

Position Summary:
A full-time Research Technician position is available in Dr. Heather M. Stapleton's environmental analytical laboratory.
Primary tasks include analysis of environmental samples for organic contaminants, developing sample processing and analytical methods for organic compounds in a variety of matrices, assisting researchers and students within research projects, and contributing to presentation and publication of research findings.

Responsibilities:
Operation and maintenance of analytical instrumentation, (accelerated solvent extractors, gas chromatograph mass spectrometers, and high-performance liquid chromatograph);- Sample preparation techniques including solvent extraction, column chromatography, solid phase extraction;- Data analysis- Preparation of scientific publications and presentations

Preferred Qualifications:
M.S. with several years of experience in environmental or analytical chemistry

Experience: Strong gas and/or liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry experience; experience with preparation of samples for chemical analysis and developing methods for sample preparation; experience in analyzing data and scientific writing


Computer Skills: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, chromatography software, statistical packages

Application Process: Applicants must apply online through Duke's HR/Career Website.

Requisition Number
401275458

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

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, 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 otherscience related scientific field.

Experience

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

Auto req ID

90798BR

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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