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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I
Medicine-Pulmonary

Description
Participate in investigations on stem cell populations in the lung and signaling pathways controlling pulmonary fibrosis by assisting with the following duties:
  • Processing and dissociation of human lung samples with subsequent in vitro culture and preparation of samples for proteomic and sequencing analyses; histologic analysis of human lung with immunofluorescence imaging.
  • In vitro culture of mouse lung epithelial cells in a 3D system with potential for large-scale small molecule screens; histological analysis of mouse lungs.
  • Limited work participating in animal colony maintenance and breeding strategies of genetically modified mice including ear punch, tail cut, and genotyping by PCR.

Qualifications
Theoretical understanding and practical knowledge of Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry attained through a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and laboratory experience.

Experience with biochemical and molecular biological laboratory procedures such as DNA cloning, gel electrophoresis, PCR, RNA purification, reverse transcription, real time quantitative PCR, western blotting, histological analysis including paraffin and frozen block making, sectioning, and staining.

Willingness to carry out studies with mice.

Experience performing animal cell culture techniques including demonstrated ability to work with sterile equipment and supplies.

Requisition Number
401425440

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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100940BR

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: 5/18/2018
Application Due: 5/28/2018
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