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LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I - Human Vaccine Institute

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LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I - Human Vaccine Institute
Duke Human Vaccine Institute - Admin

Lab Research Analyst I

Responsibilities:
  • Perform complex and highly technical assays in the laboratory to evaluate antibody dynamics in samples from clinical and preclinical vaccine trials. Carefully and accurately document assay conditions, results, and quality control findings and report them promptly to meet deadlines.
  • Play a key role in the development and standardization of new assays, participating in discussions of next steps for follow up assays and in assay design.
  • Perform bio-layer interferometry, surface plasmon resonance, and other assays in the lab to develop new methods and protocols, optimize reagents, test various conditions, and determine feasibility of assays using novel antigens.
  • Assist with data analysis, data presentation and writing of summary, qualification and validation documents.
  • Assist the laboratory and project managers by contributing to the overall effort to streamline the workload, improve the efficiency of the Antibody Dynamics team, and contribute to the daily laboratory effort to adhere to Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) guidelines. Assist with writing and editing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
  • Maintain laboratory and associated equipment in a clean, well-ordered, and functional manner. Keep supplies on hand with a well-planned inventory and ordering system.
  • Maintain laboratory notebook in an orderly fashion for tracking experiments and results. Provide written updates of work each week.

Education, Skills, & Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, biological science or related field
  • Strong background in laboratory techniques with technical precision
  • Two years of research experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and research experience
  • Must be able to manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities and have the ability to quickly learn new skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and well organized with strong communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced interactive team environment.


Requisition Number
401425294

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1888 LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I

Job Family Level
11

Exempt/Non-Exempt
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 a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or otherdirectly related scientific field.

Experience

Work requires two years of research experience. A related master'sdegree may offset required years of experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g., atwo year master's degree in lieu of two years of experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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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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Posted: 5/17/2018
Application Due: 7/16/2018
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