Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-LS_PD [#16128, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Genetics
Plant Biology
Biochemistry / Signal Transduction
Molecular Biology
Appl Deadline:2020/04/10help popup* finished (2020/03/04, finished 2020/04/21, listed until 2020/04/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

We seek several postdoctoral associates for work on understanding the role of the plant hormone auxin in plant development. Projects focus on a molecular understanding of the regulation of auxin signal transduction, auxin biosynthesis, and auxin transport in various contexts. We are looking for someone with experience in molecular biology, ideally with training in plant biology. An interest in conducting interdisciplinary research is a plus. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics or related fields and evidence of strong research productivity.

Postdocs will be responsible for: 1) conducting laboratory work, 2) data analysis, and 3) preparation of results for publication. Opportunities for collaboration with other labs is likely and postdocs will also be responsible for managing these collaborations.

Opportunities will be available for the postdoc to establish their own side projects related to the overall goals of larger project, as well as to collaborate on synthetic research involving additional laboratories.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with Duke University standards for postdoctoral associates.

Applicants should submit a CV, statement of research interests, and contact information for three people who can serve as references. Applications must be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline.com. Review of applications will be ongoing. Positions could begin as soon as July 1, 2020, but qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, as hiring will be delayed for exceptionally qualified candidates.

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.

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Further Info:
137 Biological Sciences Bldg.
Box 90338
Durham NC 27708

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