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LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I
Job Title: LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I
Job Code: 1888
Job Level: 11
Revised Date: 03/01/2019
Job Family: JF 05
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.
Conduct a variety of investigations in the planning, development and implementation of experimental procedures and specialized laboratory techniques in the analysis of materials under experimentation.
Collect information and data through observation, experimentation and various other methods, to include operating highly technical laboratory instruments and equipment.
Prepare tissue and specimens for complex procedures, and devise experimental techniques for tests and analyses. Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Confer with principal investigator in determining specific experiments to be included in the research protocol and to discuss the interpretation of results.
Review journals, abstracts and scientific literature to keep abreast of new developments and to obtain information regarding previous experiments to aid in the design and development of original procedures and techniques.
Supervise, train and instruct residents, interns, students or lower level personnel in laboratory techniques and procedures.
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.
Required Qualifications at this Level
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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