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LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I - BEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY

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LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I - BEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY
Behavioral Neurology

Manage a colony of mice that model various neurological diseases by maintaining an active and ongoing database of existing mice and breeding pairs, and coordinate specific experimental projects that utilize mice in the determination of mechanisms of neuro degeneration and the identification of novel therapies to treat neurological diseases.

Oversee behavioral evaluation of mice for motor function, neurological impairment, and cognition/anxiety. Prepare tissue and specimens from mice for complex procedures, and devise experimental techniques for tests and analyses. Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.

Perform or acquire training to perform minor surgical procedures on mice, including stereo tactic brain injection.Confer with principal investigator in determining specific experiments to be included in the research protocol and to discuss the interpretation of results.Supervise lower level personnel in mouse colony maintenance as well as laboratory techniques and procedures.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Requisition Number
401487685

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: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 1/6/2019
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