RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
GCB SHARED RESOURCES
Research Technician II
Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in assisting with and
conducting laboratory procedures in support of the Duke University Center for Genomic
and Computational Biology (GCB) Sequencing and Genomic Technologies Shared
Resource. The applicant would report to the Associated Director.
Perform a variety of complex technical duties assisting in the daily operations of a Next-
Generation Sequencing laboratory. Responsibilities include preparation and processing
of samples submitted by the lab's customers for various types of DNA
sequencing. The candidate will be trained in the use of instrumentation in the lab with
the object of operation and maintenance of the instruments in an
independent manner. The applicant must be meticulous and detail oriented, as
several thousands of individual samples pass through the lab each year. Good customer
relations are also needed.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of
all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other life science related
Bench experience with DNA Sequencing and Next-Generation sequencing library
preparations is an advantage, as is any experience working in a Core type facility.
Skills: Basic computer skills, lab and time management.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of
duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not
be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of
any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other
than those specifically presented in this description.
951 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Job Family Level
Full Time / Part Time
Regular / Temporary
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Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or otherscience related scientific field.
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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.