RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

Duke University

United States

February 22, 2022

Description

Duke University and Duke University Health System require all students, faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 and influenza vaccines. After you have officially accepted a position at Duke, you may request a religious or medical accommodation.

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

Requisition Number:: 173900

Date: Jan 21, 2022

Location:

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER

School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain laboratory, including taking inventory, submitting orders, managing samples, and coordinating with other labs regarding their specific assay needs
  • Perform ELISAs, cell isolation, western blotting
  • Be proficient in data analysis and graphing
  • Experience with flow cytometry, microscopy, DNA/RNA extraction preferred, but not essential.
  • Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Must be detail-oriented, well organized
  • Have strong communication skills and ability to work in an interactive team environment.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking of the technical aspects of laboratory assays
  • 1-2 years laboratory experience preferred
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Education

    Work requires an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology, psychology or other science related scientific field.

    Experience

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

    Duke 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 essentialjob 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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