Duke University Medical Center, CVRC

Position ID:Duke University Medical Center-CVRC-RESTECH [#10186, 401306943]
Position Title: Research Technician I
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27707, United States [map]
Subject Area: Cardiovascular Research
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/10/13, finished 2018/07/16, listed until 2018/04/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Perform a variety of technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical or biological tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data in support of research oriented activities; compile and document procedures and results.

Set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate standard laboratory equipment required for specific tests.

Perform basic molecular biology techniques, general tissue culture, 96 well high-throughput assays, and assist with flow cytometry assays.

Operate various electronic devices in the collection, tabulation and calculation of data.

Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions. Assist in the development of new research procedures and techniques.

Review laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments.

Maintain sufficient inventory of materials, supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment. Review work of lower level laboratory personnel and assist in the training of new personnel.

Assistance in the set-up of experiments and the collection and recording of data. Maintain organized records of lab/experimental notes and data.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Required Qualifications at this Level Education/Training: Work requires an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other science related scientific field. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
DUMC - Division of Cardiology
Campus Box 3126
Durham NC 27710

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