Lab Research Analyst II

North Carolina, United States
15 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Job Description

Interact with users of the Duke Functional Genomics Shared Resource to supervise projects,develop assays, perform experiments, analyze data and provide instrument training.

Develop and execute protocols for cell line engineering of primary and cancer-derived cells using CRISPR, RNAi and ORF technology.
Plan and supervise daily operations for projects in the facility including genome editing of cells,high-throughput genetic or small molecule screens and instrument maintenance.

Provide bioinformatic and data analysis support for high-throughput screens.
Oversee facility operations, including scheduling of projects and instrument usage, maintenance of lab stocks and responding to inquiries for facility services.

Review scientific literature to remain current with new developments in relevant areas, including genome editing and functional genomics.
Prepare presentations and provide information to promote services available at the Functional Genomics Shared Resource.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.

Knowledge of cell culture and molecular biology techniques is essential and experience in high-throughput screening or functional genomics is highly desirable.

Requisition Number 401490361
Location Durham
Job Family Level 71
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University 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 these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other directly related scientific field.


Work requires four years of research experience. A related master's degree may substitute for two years of the required experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID