RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Regeneration Next Initiative

Occupational Summary

Research Technician - Department of Cell Biology and Regeneration Next Initiative We are seeking a highly qualified individual with extensive experience in animal surgery and handling. The main research area of our group is regenerative therapies for cardiac injury and disease. The position will be situated in a stimulating environment that provides excellent opportunities for scientific growth in the pursuit of a variety of careers.

Principal Responsibilities:
•Perform surgical induction of myocardial infarction, transverse aortic constriction in mouse and rat hearts, microinjection into the vasculature and myocardial wall, implantation of a bioengineered cardiac tissue patch on the heart and follow-up physiological and hemodynamic studies including echocardiographic analysis and PV loops.
•Perform pre- and post-operative care and observations.
•Responsibilities may also include interpreting experimental results and guiding lab members through surgical methods and analyses, and to help prepare reports of research for presentation or publication including high-quality figures that convey new findings.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Bachelors degree in biology, physiology, veterinary medicine, medicine, or other relevant areas of biomedical sciences.
•Technical proficiency and collaborative ability as well as independent thought.
•In-depth knowledge of multiple areas and of the underlying principles and concepts.
•Strong training in small animal surgery, including cardiac injuries.
•Proficient with animal restraint, anesthesia, intubation, and ventilation.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least 3 references to regeneration@duke.edu

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

N/A

Requisition Number
401386446

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, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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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

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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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