Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Job Description:

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.

Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Skills and Abil itiesPerform other related duties incidental to the work described herei n.The above statements describe the general nature and level of workThis isnot intended to be an exhaustivelist of all responsibilitiesbeing pe rformed by individualsassigned to this classification.classified.and dut ies required ofpersonnel.personnel soPerform a variety of complex techni cal duties involved in conductingPerform a variety of complex technicalduties involved in conductingObtain, prepare, mount and stain tissue, bl ood and other substances forPrepare culture media, chemicals, reagents a ndsolutions.Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equi pment forDetermine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and op erateReview work of lower level laboratory personnel within designated a reasfor specific tests.and assist in training newmicroscopic examination .laboratory equipment requireddevelop plans for researchexperiments; mak eminor modifications to existing laboratory proceduresConfer with princi pal investigator to review work assignments andReview laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts andperformance of duties; cleanan ddeterminations in support of DukeUniversity research operations.mainta in laboratory equipment.and techniques to meet theneeds of the particula r equipment as required.laboratory tests, experiments andother research laboratory tests, experiments and determinations tocompile, analyze, doc ument and draw tentative conclusions fromphysical, chemical,biological andapplicable to research experiments.experimntal results.obtain datafor research purposes;other literature for information

Minimum Qualifications


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


Work requires two years of research experience. A related master's OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE degree may offset required years of experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g., a two year master's degree in lieu of two years of experience.

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.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob 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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