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Job: Research Technician II in Duke Functional Genomics Shared Resource, Duke University, Durham, NC

General Information


Job title:
Research Technician II in Duke Functional Genomics Shared Resource
Job location:
Durham, NC  27705 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
09/06/2019
Compensation:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


The Duke Functional Genomics Shared Resource is seeking a Lab Technician II to support activities in the areas of high-throughput CRISPR screening, chemical screening and cell line engineering.

Duties:

Interact with users of the Duke Functional Genomics Shared Resource to assist on projects, develop assays, perform experiments, analyze data and provide instrument training.

Develop and execute protocols for cell line engineering of primary and cancer-derived cells using CRISPR, RNAi and ORF technology.

Perform experiments including transfections, transductions, plate reader assays, high-content screening, PCR, immunofluorescence and cloning.

Assist in facility operations, including scheduling of projects and instrument usage, maintenance of lab stocks and respond to inquiries for facility services.

Review scientific literature to remain current with new developments in relevant areas, including genome editing and functional genomics.

Job Requirements


The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated. Knowledge of cell culture and molecular biology techniques or lab automation is desirable but willingness and ability to learn is essential.
(Job number: 3855622)
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