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Job: Research Technician for Duke Cancer lab, Duke, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Research Technician for Duke Cancer lab
Job location:
Durham, NC  27710 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Competitive pay, benefits from the University
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting laboratory tests, experiments and determinations in support of Duke University research operations.
Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data for research purposes; compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results.
Confer with principal investigator to review work assignments and develop plans for research experiments; make minor modifications to existing laboratory procedures and techniques to meet the needs of the particular equipment as required.
Review laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments.
Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests.
Obtain, prepare, mount and stain tissue, blood and other substances for microscopic examination.
Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions.
Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain laboratory equipment.
Review work of lower level laboratory personnel within designated areas and assist in training new personnel.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Job Requirements

Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other science related scientific field.
(Job number: 3803667)
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