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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Duke Human Vaccine Institute - Admin

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Responsibilities
Perform vaccine/therapeutic research in the Duke Human Vaccine Institute, focusing on in vitro antibody binding assays.
Collaborate in characterizing antibody responses in studies of human and animal specimens and recombinant systems utilizing ELISA, Luminex, SDS PAGE and Western blotting.
Perform complex experiments working with animal and human specimens in teams and individually.
Understand and comply with all safety standards and procedures to insure a safe working environment for all laboratory staff.
Design, execute, analyze and archive experiments in a manner that is scientifically justifiable, reliable and understandable to others.
Keep lab equipment, chemicals reagents and supplies in excellent order. Perform routine lab maintenance, cleaning, ordering and organizing.
Learn and develop new lab techniques and teach them to other lab staff.
Collaborate with other staff, your supervisor, and Principal Investigator(s) to review experimental results and develop new research plans; assist in the training of new personnel.
Perform other duties as requested by the Principal Investigator or senior lab staff.

Education and Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to perform repetitive, reproducible antibody assays according to a carefully designed plan.
  • Familiarity with cellular and molecular biology techniques
  • Must be able to complete long and complex experiments
  • Computer literate as it relates to Microsoft Excel, analytical and other graphing software with a willingness to learn new technical skills.
  • Ability to accept and analyze one's experimental results and identify learning opportunities
  • Solid mathematical skills as it relates to the calculation of weights, volumes and solution concentrations.


Requisition Number
401428740

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.
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.
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

101174BR

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: 5/24/2018
Application Due: 7/1/2018
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