Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-MCSHEA_AINR [#16502, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology
Appl Deadline:2020/07/09 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/06/29, finished 2020/10/05, listed until 2020/07/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Associate in Research in Biology at Duke University. A six-month part-time Research Scientist position is available in the McShea lab, Duke University Biology Department. The research objective for this position is to investigate the roots in ancient philosophy of the concepts that have been central in the modern literature on teleology and goal directedness. A PhD in philosophy is required. The ideal candidate would have training in the philosophy of biology and would be familiar with Aristotle’s works as well as related contemporary scholarship. Clear evidence of past research productivity in the form of high impact publications is required, and strong scientific and interpersonal communication skills are expected. To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. No phone calls, please. Potential candidates will be contacted by email.

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 University 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.


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Further Info:
www.biology.duke.edu
 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

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