Lab Research Analyst I, Human Vaccine Institute

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Ref
401458436
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division of Structural Biology

Job Description:

We are seeking a qualified and talented Research Analyst I to support operations in the Division of Structural Biology. The primary overall responsibility of the position will be to support protein expression and purification for structural studies, and to assist in the management of the lab.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Perform the expression of proteins in commonly used systems (E coli, insect, mammalian).
  • Perform purifications that involve typical methodologies (IEX, SEC) and may occasionally involve the generation of specialized media for affinity chromatography.
  • Assist in managing laboratory space by keeping a well-stocked inventory and maintaining equipment.
  • Maintain laboratory notebook and other documentation in an orderly and accurate fashion for tracking work progress, experiments, and results.
  • Manage biological and chemical hazards in the lab -- MSDS's, chemical inventories, waste disposal, autoclaving, etc. as required.
  • Provide a summary of written work updates and plans each week.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator and laboratory leadership.

Education, Skills, & Experience Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline, health or physical sciences or a related filed; Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum two years of relevant research experience.
  • Experience in protein expression and purification.
  • Experience in macromolecular crystallography and/or cryo-EM desired, but not required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems.

Requisition Number

401458436

Location

Durham

Duke Entity

MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code

1888 LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I

Job Family Level

11

Exempt/Non-Exempt

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.

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Education

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

Experience:

Work requires two years of research experience. A related master's degree may offset required years of experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g., a two year master's degree in lieu of two years of experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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