RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I - NEURO ONCOLOGY

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I - NEURO ONCOLOGY
Neuro Oncology

Occupational Summary

Conduct a variety of investigations with a focus on immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, flowcytometry, mouse models, and basic molecular biology, within the overall scope of a research project at Duke University.

Work Performed
  • Prepare mouse tissue and specimens for immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence procedures; perform tissue digestion and cell isolation, provide support for flow cytometry assays; and support cell culture workflows.
  • Perform a variety of technical duties involved in conducting experiments to obtain data for research purposes; compile and document experimental results.
  • Confer with the principal investigator to review work assignments and develop plans to meet the needs of the particular experiment as required.
  • Duties and procedures may include, but are not limited to: monitoring study mice, preparing mouse tissue specimens for immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, flowcytometry, performing molecular biology, and some routine cell culture work under the guidance of principal investigator and other lab members in support of research-oriented activities at Duke University.
  • Maintain records and documentation of sample acquisitions and all work performed in an organized lab notebook and an institutional database.
  • Be able to communicate and present results to the principal investigator and other lab members.
  • Review journals, abstracts, and scientific literature to obtain information to aid in the design and development of procedures and techniques.
  • Prepare and maintain reagents, buffers, and media for procedures described above.
  • Clean and sterilize glassware. Discard autoclaved materials.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described here in. 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.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications: bachelor's degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, or another directly related scientific field. One-two year of laboratory experience and ability to work productively in an environment that requires a good level of communication and collaboration.

Requisition Number
401518157

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
942 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

Job Family Level
06

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 an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology orother science related scientific field.

Experience

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

Auto req ID

106858BR

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: 1/12/2019
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