LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I - NEURO ONCOLOGY
- Location: Durham, NC
- Posted: Jan 3, 2020
School of Medicine:
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Conduct a variety of investigations in the planning, development and implementation of experimental procedures within the overall scope of a research project at Duke University.
Design and preform a variety of technical assays, including PCR, q-PCR,Western blotting,ELISAs, gel electrophoresis, and cell culture. Operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests. Document, compile, analyze, and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results. Confer with supervisor and principal investigator in determining specific experiment to be included in and discuss the interpretation of results. Review laboratory methods, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to the implementation and design of research experiments
A background in cancer biology a plus. Must be detail-oriented, well organized, and approach laboratory procedures with critical thinking of the technical aspects.
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 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.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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