Research Technician II

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
28 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
Ref
401492636
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

GCB SHARED RESOURCES

Job Description

Research Technician II

Occupational Summary

Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in assisting with and
conducting laboratory procedures in support of the Duke University Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) Sequencing and Genomic Technologies Shared Resource. The applicant would report to the Associated Director.

Work Performed 

Perform a variety of complex technical duties assisting in the daily operations of a Next-Generation Sequencing laboratory. Responsibilities include preparation and processing of samples submitted by the lab’s customers for various types of DNA sequencing. The candidate will be trained in the use of instrumentation in the lab with the object of operation and maintenance of the instruments in an independent manner. The applicant must be meticulous and detail oriented, as several thousands of individual samples pass through the lab each year. Good customer relations are also needed.

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 a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other life science related field.

Experience:

Bench experience with DNA Sequencing and Next-Generation sequencing library preparations is an advantage, as is any experience working in a Core type facility.

Skills: Basic computer skills, lab and time management.

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 401492636
Location Durham
Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER
Job Code 951 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Job Family Level 08
Exempt/Non-ExemptNon-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 otherscience related scientific field.

Experience

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

Auto req ID

105241BR