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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  221831
Regular or Temporary:  Regular
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Jan 8, 2023

This Position is Grant Funded

School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Design, execute, analyze, and archive the following molecular biology experiments in a manner that is scientifically justifiable, reliable and understandable to others:
    • Isolation of antibodies from single B cells derived from humans and non-human primates
    • Characterization of recombinant antibodies for binding specificties and epitope mapping
    • Generate recombinant antibodies in vitro to test for binding
  • Perform experiments to QC and characterize recombinant antibodies and HIV-1 envelope proteins using biochemical and immunological techniques, such as FPLC, SDS-PAGE, Western blots, and ELISA
  • Keep lab equipment, chemicals reagents and supplies in excellent order; maintain lab supplies, including ordering of reagents, and train new technicians on similar steps
  • Understand and comply with all safety standards and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for all laboratory staff. Closely follow all standard operating procedures
     

Education, Skills, & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field
  • Basic skills in laboratory techniques
  • Must be able to manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities and have ability to quickly learn new skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, well organized with strong communication skills and ability to work in an interactive team environment.

 

 

Duke 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.

 

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