RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II - PHARMA & CANCER BIO

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Dec 18, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II - PHARMA & CANCER BIO
Pharmacology & Cancer Biology

Occupational Summary

Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting laboratory tests, experiments and data interpretation in support of Duke University research operations.

Work Performed

This lab studies the function and regulation of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) - the primary sensors for virtually all types of cellular stimuli. GPCRs are highly physiologically and pharmacologically relevant, and what your work in the lab will have implications for medicine and drug discovery. In addition to being highly relevant, the questions that we ask are addressed using cutting-edge genomics and imaging technology. We are looking for motivated candidates with excellent organizational and communication skills, who have demonstrated the ability to work independently. The successful applicant must be willing and eager to work closely with the PI and lab members. Lab related job responsibilities will include: -help with setting up the new lab -ordering and unpacking of equipment and supplies -record-keeping related to supply orders -organization and maintenance of laboratory -orientation for new lab members. Project-related responsibilities will include: -perform and analyze experiments under direction of PI or other lab members -carry out independent experiments addressing the trafficking and signaling of GPCRs using cell culture models 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.

Candidates who are looking for additional experience in a biomedical research laboratory before pursuing graduate education or a career in biotechnology are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please apply with a cover letter, CV (2 pages max) and names of two (2) references.

Requisition Number
401531842

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

108010BR

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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