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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Requisition Number:: 187308
Date: Apr 26, 2022
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER
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.
Performa variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting laboratory
tests, experiments and determinations in support of Duke University research
Performa variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting
physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests,
experiments and determinations to obtain data for research purposes;
compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from
experimental results. Confer with principal investigator to review work
assignments and develop plans for research experiments; make minor
modifications to existing laboratory procedures and techniques to meet the
needs of the particular equipment as required. Review laboratory methods
manual, scientific journals, abstract s and other literature for
information applicable to research experiments.
Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate
laboratory equipment required for specific tests.
Obtain, prepare, mount and stain tissue, blood and other substances for
Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions.
Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment for
performance of duties; clean and maintain laboratory equipment.
Perform work with laboratory zebrafish and/or mice, including husbandry as
Review work of lower-level laboratory personnel within designated areas
and assist in training new personnel.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
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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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
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