Research Technician in Center for Human Disease Modeling

North Carolina, United Sates
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Occupational Summary:

The Duke University Center for Human Disease Modeling is seeking a Research Technician to become a member of our research team. This work will involve performing a variety of technical scientific duties in a dynamic atmosphere. This position is a 6 months term-limited position but may be extended based on work requirements and funding.  

The work schedule for this position will be Thursday through Monday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

  • Technical duties conducted routinely include gene editing, DNA and RNA extraction, DNA sequencing, gene expression studies, and microscopy.
  • Work with research animals including zebrafish embryo manipulation immunostaining, and assistance with maintenance of adult zebrafish stocks.
  • Data analysis and interpretation. Document procedures and collect data in an organized, complete, and ethical fashion as well as analyze, interpret, and summarize experimental results.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous laboratory experience is preferred, work with aquatic animals strongly preferred but not required.

Requisition Number: 401513556 
Location: Durham
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.


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


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

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