School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nationâ€™s top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.The Duke Functional Genomics Shared Resource is seeking a Research Technician II to support activities in the areas of high-throughput CRISPR screening, chemical screening and cell line engineering. Position will be for approximately one year with extensions contingent upon funding, performance, and needs of Functional Genomics Shared Resource. Duties:
· Interact with users of the Duke Functional Genomics Shared Resource to assist on projects. · Assist in facility operations, including scheduling of projects and instrument usage, maintenance of lab stocks and respond to inquiries for facility services. · Assist with procedures for genome editing experiments, including cell culture, DNA preps, PCR and analysis. · Oversee functional genomic and compound screening procedures and maintain and train users on high-throughput screening equipment. · Review scientific literature to remain current with new developments in relevant areas, including genome editing and functional genomics. The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated. Knowledge of cell culture and molecular biology techniques or lab automation is desirable but willingness and ability to learn is essential.
Work generally requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology, psychology or other directly related scientific field.
None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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