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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 10/1/2019
Job Reference #: 1357629
Keywords: research, lab, laboratory

Job Description

Auto req ID
111170BR

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
951 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Job Description
Occupational Summary

The Translational Center for Stress Related Research is looking for a highly motivated person for research related to understanding the mechanisms that contribute to psychiatric stress disorders. This position requires a candidate that is flexible and can function in a high-paced environment and be willing to learn new techniques. The applicant must be detail-oriented, well-organized, and must be able to manage multiple and changing priorities as needed to move experiments forward. Excellent communication skills are required for this team-based laboratory environment

Work Performed
 
  • Molecular biological techniques including DNA and RNA isolation; RT-PCR, protein assays
  • Prepare reagents and solutions
  • Manage laboratory databases/data entry
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and scheduled maintenance
  • Manage laboratory purchases, lab organization/cleaning
Education/Training:

Work requires a bachelor’s degree in biology or other directly related scientific field. Experience in cell culture techniques is desirable. Background in neuroscience research preferred.

(JD revised 3/25/2019)

Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401570415

Position Title
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
08

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
Translational Neuroscience

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,psychology or other directly related scientific field.

Experience

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