• Duke Health
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • Feb 14, 2020

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.   Position Summary   This highly skilled and motivated individual will join a growing research team focused on studying the immune system's responses to cancer—with a special emphasis on developing immune-based therapies directed against cancer.     Specific skills preferred   Molecular biology/biochemical analytic skills quantitative (real time) PCR immunoblotting (western)   Cellular analysis skills Multi-parameter flow cytometry (surface and intracellular analysis; cytometric bead array) light microscopy   Tissue culture skills culture of mouse and human cells   Animal skills handling, breeding and maintaining mice in an established colony -- this includes skills in animal husbandry; animal identification and tracking (ear punch); and using various techniques to genotype mice harvesting bone marrow and spleens from mice (for cell culture) irradiation of mice injection of mice (IV, retro-orbital, intraperitoneal) with cellular materials and/or various compounds tumor implantation at various sites and tumor monitoring         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 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.