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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN III
Requisition Number:: 186468
Date: Apr 13, 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
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
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.
Perform a 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, abstracts,
and other literature for information applicable to research experiments.
The Laboratory for AIDS & COVID-19 Vaccine Research & Development research on
neutralizing antibody responses, a key component of a number of successful
vaccines for other infectious diseases. We're seeking qualified applicants to
be part of this internationally recognized laboratory for providing
standardized assessments of neutralizing antibody responses in preclinical and
clinical COVID-19 vaccine studies.”
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.
Review work of lower-level laboratory personnel within designated areas
and assist in training new personnel.
Develop charts and graphs for scientific publications
Maintain database for raw data and organize/prepare scientific data for
analysis by the principal investigator.
Assist with performing small and short-term basic experiments and
completing individual parts of an overall large experiment/project
Routine performance of neutralizing antibody assays in various cell lines
in support of clinical HIV/AIDS vaccine development.
Prepare and titrate virus cultures in various cell lines.
Interpret, analyze, and report data.
Maintain GCLP records and procedures.
Responsible for the maintenance of cell lines.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work generally requires skills acquired through the completion of a bachelor's
degree in botany, biology, zoology, psychology or other science related
scientific field program.
Work requires two years of research experience. A related master's degree may
offset required years of experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g., a two-year master's
degree in lieu of two years of experience 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
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