Duke University
Durham, North Carolina, United States
30+ days ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Duration
Min Experience
2-3 Years
Min Education
Required Travel
Job Function
Research And Development
Entry Level


This lab manager/research technician position in Bursac lab (https://bursaclab.pratt.duke.edu) will share responsibilities that fall under lab management and research. The lab management responsibilities will require ~1.5 days of work per week and will include ordering and restocking of supplies, day-to-day lab operations, implementation of safety rules and SOPs, and maintenance of equipment. The research responsibilities will require the remaining ~3.5 days of work per week and will involve independent and teamwork involving primary cell isolation and culture, differentiation of pluripotent stem cells, tissue sectioning, immunostaining and imaging, Western blot analysis, molecular cloning, preparation of viral vectors, and qPCR. 


The applicant should possess good organizational skills, prepare and maintain various types of documentation, and occasionally train students in laboratory techniques, the use of laboratory equipment, and SOPs. Required qualifications: B.S. or M.S. degree in biology, biomedical engineering, or related field with experience with lab management, cell culture, molecular biology, and biochemical techniques. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until a candidate is selected. The training environment of the Bursac group is highly interdisciplinary and provides ample opportunities for scientific growth and pursuit of both academic and industry careers. Interested candidates should send their resume and two reference letters to Dr. Nenad Bursac (nbursac@duke.edu).

Job ID: 73845819

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