Research Technician, Human Vaccine Institute

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
11 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Apr 2019
Ref
401549651
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Responsibilities
 
Perform assays assessing virus-specific immune responses against cytomegalovirus and HIV and their role in preventing of mother to child virus transmission.
 
Process and isolate mononuclear cells from human and nonhuman primate blood and other tissues and conduct subsequent steps involved in the phenotypic evaluation of cells by flow cytometry, including cellular staining techniques and data acquisition, analysis, and maintenance
 
Perform ordering responsibilities for the laboratory, including taking inventory, restocking, submitting orders, managing samples, and coordinating with other lab members regarding their specific assay needs
 
Perform cell culture, virus, and reagent preparation for immunologic and virologic assays
 
Perform antibody binding and neutralization assays for various laboratory projects
Perform other laboratory or data management duties, including laboratory maintenance tasks, as requested by the Principal Investigator or senior lab staff

Education, Skills, & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field Laboratory experience is helpful

  • Must be detail-oriented, well organized and approach procedures with critical thinking of the technical aspects with strong communication skills and ability to work in an interactive team environment. 

Location Durham

Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER

Job Family Level 08

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

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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