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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II - Human Vaccine Institute

Req ID:  4504
Date:  Aug 1, 2019
Location: 

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.

 

RESEARCH TECHNICAN II - Alam lab

 

 

Responsibilities

Perform protein interaction analysis by surface plasmon resonance (SPR) and bio-layer interferometry (BLI).

 

Perform chromatographic separation of protein and perform physico-chemical analysis including SDS-PAGE, native gel analysis.

 

Assist and perform cell line culture and B cell activation studies.

 

Assist in data analysis, experimental design and method development.

 

Perform QC assays for purified proteins and antibodies on the SPR platform.

 

Perform other duties as requested by the Principal Investigator or senior lab staff.

 

 

Education, Skills, & Experience Preferences

BS in Biochemistry/Biology or related field

Knowledge of cell culture, chromatographic (FPLC system), and protein characterization techniques is preferred

Must be detail-oriented, well organized and approach procedures with critical thinking of the technical aspects with strong communication skills and ability to work in an interactive team environment. 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

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

 

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 


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