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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Requisition Number:: 188390
Date: Apr 27, 2022
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER
This Position is Fully Grant Funded
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.
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I/II
We are seeking a Research Technician I/II to support operations within the
Henderson Research Lab. The primary overall responsibility of the position
will be to assist in the management of protein stocks within the lab,
including protein production and purification.
Assist in the production and purification of proteins for structural
studies using FPLC and SEC methods.
Perform QC on produced samples, including gel electrophoresis and SEC.
Assist with the preparation and maintenance of cell cultures and media for
Maintain laboratory notebook and other documentation in an orderly and
accurate fashion for tracking work progress, experiments, and results.
Provide a summary of written work updates and plans each week.
Monitor inventory and ensure necessary supplies of stock are available for
continuity of scientific work; maintain other equipment as required.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator and
Required Qualifications at this Level
Education/Training: Work generally requires a bachelor's degree in biology
or other directly related scientific field.
Experience: None required above education/training requirement. OR AN
EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Demonstrated ability to work within a team, and to troubleshoot and
resolve problems, is required.
Experience in protein expression, purification and biochemistry is
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