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Job: Research Technician, Gersbach Lab/Duke, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Research Technician
Job location:
Durham, NC  27708 United States
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Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


We are seeking a qualified technician interested in working on projects related to genome engineering,

synthetic biology, and applied biotechnology.

Job Requirements


- Bachelors degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination

of training and experience.

- The ideal candidate should be hard-working and eager to learn.

- Ability to work in a team setting and independently with minimum supervision.

- Strong oral and written communication skills.

- Strong critical thinking skills and have excellent attention to detail.

In addition the following skills are highly desired.

- Molecular cloning techniques including plasmid construction, bacterial transformation, and

recombinant DNA sequencing validation procedures. Familiarity with, or the ability to learn,

PCR and QPCR reaction design/troubleshooting and isothermal DNA assembly (“Gibson


- Mammalian tissue culture experience and the ability to work using sterile technique, as well as

interest in learning novel tissue culture procedures.

- Familiarity with general molecular biological techniques including mammalian cell

harvesting, immunofluorescence, protein immunoassays (WB/IP) etc., is also a plus.

Qualified applicants should send their CV, along with 3 references
(Job number: 3590170)
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