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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I
Cell Biology

Occupational Summary

We are looking for highly motivated individual to work in the laboratory of Dr. Cagla Eroglu (https://sites.duke.edu/eroglulab/) in the Department of Cell Biology at Duke University Medical Center. This position will involve performing a variety of technical and research duties to support the ongoing studies in the Eroglu lab. The Eroglu lab studies the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie synaptic connectivity in the central nervous system using cell cultures and transgenic mice.

Description of Research Activities
The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to perform, or be willing to learn, the following tasks in a research laboratory:
1. Perform a variety of technical duties such as immuno histochemistry, microscopy, imaging, image analysis, molecular cloning and PCR.
2. Support the maintenance of mouse colonies including setting up mice breeding and genotyping.
3. Laboratory maintenance duties such as assisting with maintaining reagent and equipment inventories.
4. The candidate will be expected to document procedures and collect data in an organized and complete fashion following the laboratory SOP.
5. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Required Qualifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in biology, neurobiology, zoology or other related fields.
• Experience in animal handling and colony maintenance is preferred.
• Experience in basic molecular and cellular biology is preferred.
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Strong attention to detail and ability to carry out assignments in consistent and accurate manner
• Outstanding communication skills

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging.

Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard.
All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Requisition Number
401389065

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 Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
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 an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology orother science related scientific field.

Experience

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

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98209BR

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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Posted: 3/1/2018
Application Due: 4/30/2018
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