Research Technician, Human Vaccine Institute
Perform vaccine research in the Laboratory of B-Cell Immunology, focusing on in-vitro antibody binding assays. Collaborate in characterizing antibody responses in studies of human and animal specimens and recombinant systems utilizing ELISA, Luminex, SDS PAGE and Western blotting. Perform complex experiments working with animal and human specimens in teams and individually. Understand and comply with all safety standards and procedures to insure a safe working environment for all laboratory staff. Design, execute, analyze and archive experiments in a manner that is scientifically justifiable, reliable and understandable to others. Keep lab equipment, chemicals reagents and supplies in excellent order. Perform routine lab maintenance, cleaning, ordering and organizing. Learn and develop new lab techniques and teach them to other lab staff. Collaborate with other staff, your supervisor, and primary investigator (Dr. Haynes) to review experimental results and develop new research plans; assist in the training of new personnel. Perform other duties as requested by the Principal Investigator or senior lab staff.
Education, Skills, & Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field Basic skills in laboratory techniques Must be able to manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities and have ability to quickly learn new skills
- Must be detail-oriented, well organized with strong communication skills and ability to work in an interactive team environment.
Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER
Job Family Level 08
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
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