Durham, North Carolina

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.

Occupational Summary
Perform a variety of technical duties involved in conducting standardized tests, experiments, and determinations in support of research-oriented activities at Duke University.


Work Performed

  • Perform a variety of technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, or biological tests, experiments, and determinations to obtain data in support of research-oriented activities, compile and document procedures and results.
  • Set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate standard laboratory equipment required for specific tests.
  • Operate various electronic devices in the collection, tabulation, and calculation of data.
  • Obtain, prepare, mount and stain tissue, blood, and other substances for microscopic examinations.
  • Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents, and solutions.
  • Assist in the development of new research procedures and techniques.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of materials, supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment.
  • Review work of lower-level laboratory personnel and assist in the training of new personnel.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.
  • This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Minimum Qualifications

Work requires an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology, psychology, or other science related scientific field.





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.


Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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