Duke University Medical Center, Tata lab - Department of Cell Biology

Position ID:Duke University Medical Center-Tata lab - Department of Cell Biology-RTII [#18639]
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:DURHAM, North Carolina 27710, United States
Subject Area: Regenerative Biology / stem cell biology
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/05/17, listed until 2021/08/14)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Tata Laboratory in the Department of Cell Biology at Duke University School of Medicine is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled research technician. The Tata lab is studying cellular plasticity mechanisms in organ regeneration and tumorigenesis. The candidate will assist in research to study a novel population of stem/progenitors in lung homeostasis and regeneration and cancer using murine models. A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided according to the Duke University School of Medicine guidelines. - This job is immediately available. A commitment for two years is expected. *** Send us your CV and application materials to: pt93@duke.edu

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. Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests. Maintain, breed, and catalogue mouse colonies. Collect tissue samples from Duke – tissue biorepository and other collaborators and process them for histology, cell cultures, including organoid cultures, and make frozen stocks for future use. Obtain, prepare, mount and stain tissue, and other samples for microscopic examination. 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. 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: Bachelor’s degree in stem cells, regeneration, biology, biochemistry, Cell biology, genetics, and or a related science field with significant research experience and an outstanding academic record. Experience: None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Skills: - Understanding of lab policies and procedures - Good manual dexterity - Enthusiasm and ability to quickly learn new techniques and work independently. - Must demonstrate careful attention to detail - Excellent organizational and communication skills

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Durham, NC 27710

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