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Req ID:  165

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER

School of Medicine:


Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.


Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.


Occupational Summary

The department of Biochemistry is looking for a self-starter to support research in structural biochemistry at Duke Medical School. Projects are directed towards understanding processes underlying neurodegenerative diseases and cancer and towards therapeutic development. The job requires purification and characterization of proteins using FPLC and HPLC columm chromatography. Knowledge of basic molecular biology techniques (PCR, site directed mutagenesis) is desirable. Good record keeping and communication skills are required.



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



Work requires four years of research experience. A related master'sdegree may substitute for two years of the required experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE



A bachelor's degree in Biochemistry or other directly related scientific field is highly preferred.
Requires four years of research experience. A related master's degree may substitute for two years of the required experience.

Interested candidates to apply visit www.hr.duke.edu/jobs


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Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh