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Job: Research Technician II - 162255, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Research Technician II - 162255
Job location:
Durham, NC  27710 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

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


• Assist in managing laboratory space by keeping a well-stocked inventory and maintaining equipment.
• Assist in the manage biological and chemical hazards in the lab -- MSDS's, chemical inventories, waste disposal, autoclaving, etc. as required.
• Assist in expression of proteins in commonly used systems (E coli, insect, mammalian).
• Assist in purification of proteins for structural studies.
• Maintain laboratory notebook and other documentation in an orderly and accurate fashion for tracking work progress, experiments, and results.
• Provide a summary of written work updates and plans each week.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator and laboratory leadership.

Job Requirements

Education, Skills, & Experience Requirements
• Education: Work generally requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology,psychology or other directly related scientific field.
• Experience: None required above education/training requirement.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Preferred Skills & Experience
• Demonstrated ability to work within a team, and to troubleshoot and resolve problems, is required.
• Experience in protein expression, purification and biochemistry desired.
(Job number: 4051717)
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