Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTDOC_DIGIULIO [#13892]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Environmental / Toxicology
Environmental Health
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/06/13, listed until 2019/08/13)
Position Description:    

The Di Guilio labratory seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on funded projects related to the toxicological effects of Superfund and other pollutants, including PAHs, flame retardants and nanoplastics. The Di Giulio laboratory studies the effects of pollutants and other stressors on embryonic development and later life consequences in zebrafish (Danio rerio) and killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus). We seek applicants with a strong interest in environmental toxicology and health, and training in physiological, biochemical and molecular techniques. The position also involves field collections of killifish and maintenance of zebrafish and killifish colonies in the lab. Postdoctoral researchers are also expected to contribute to mentoring of junior laboratory members, laboratory meetings, and routine laboratory maintenance jobs.

The successful applicant will join a thriving community of environmental health researchers at the Nicholas School of the Environment, the Duke Medical Center, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering , who work together via interdisciplinary research and training programs such as the Superfund Research Center and the Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program.

TERM: 12 months, with the possibility of extension based on performance and funding.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should hold a PhD in environmental toxicology or a related field, obtained prior to start date. Applicants must have strong quantitative methodological skills. Experience with mechanistic studies in fish models preferred.

PROJECTED START DATE: The position is available immediately. Start date is flexible for doctoral candidates completing degrees in summer of 2019.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Further Info:
https://sites.nicholas.duke.edu/ecotoxicologylab

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