RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II - Neurobiology

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II - Neurobiology
Neurobiology

Occupational Summary
Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting laboratory experiments and tests and determinations in support of Duke University research operations.

Work Performed
Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved conducting biological, physical, or other research experiments to obtain data for research purposes; compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results.
Confer with principal investigator or the senior research scientist to review work assignment.

More specifically, the person will work closely with a senior research scientist to perform the following duties:
Perfusion of mice
Cryostat sectioning
Immunostaining
Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) including multiplex single molecule FISH
Confocal imaging
Analysis of histology results
Injection of deficient viruses into the peripheral muscles in mice
Stereotaxic surgeries

Required Qualifications and Skills:

Education:
Work requires a bachelor's degree in biology, neuroscience, or related research field.

Experience:
• Experience with molecular biology, histological techniques or stereotaxic surgery is preferred but not absolutely required

Requisition Number
401493596

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 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 otherscience related scientific field.

Experience

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

Auto req ID

105031BR

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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