Research Technician II

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Ref
401492357
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cell Biology

Job Description

Occupational Summary

Research Technician

Department of Cell Biology and Regeneration Next Initiative We are seeking a highly qualified individual with extensive experience in molecular biology and cell biology. Experience in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)-based experiment and data analysis is preferred, but not required. The main research area of our group is developing cutting-edge high-throughput NGS- and CRISPR/Cas9-based functional genomics tools and using these tools to study tissue regeneration and cancer development.

The position will be situated in a stimulating environment that provides excellent opportunities for scientific growth in the pursuit of a variety of careers. For more information about our lab: https://www.cellbio.duke.edu/yarui-diao Principal

Work Perform

  • Perform standard cell- and molecular-based assays (Western blot, immunostaining, FACS,PCR, cell transfection, molecular cloning, stem cell culture and differentiation and others).
  • Perform NGS-based assays and prepare libraries for RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, 4C-seq, Hi-C, CRISPR/Cas9 screening.
  • Follow prescribed laboratory methods and protocols
  • Record laboratory data in the in-house data management system(s)
  • Regularly present and discuss data with laboratory staff and program leaders
  • Assist PI to manage the day-to-day activities within the lab, and implement new technologies as needed.
  • Help to build up a brand new lab at Duke!

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in biology, physiology, veterinary medicine, medicine, or other relevant areas of biomedical sciences.
  • Technical proficiency and collaborative ability as well as independent thought.
  • In-depth knowledge of multiple areas and of the underlying principles and concepts.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least 3 references to diaolabjobs@duke.edu

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Requisition Number 401492357 
Location Durham
Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER
Job Code 951 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Job Family Level 08
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-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.

Education

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

Experience

None required above education/training requirement.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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