Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTAR_CASSAR [#19325]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate or Associate in Research
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Marine Sciences
Biochemistry
Marine Biology
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/08/26, listed until 2022/02/26)
Position Description:    

We are seeking a Research Technician, Associate in Research or Postdoctoral Associate to work on the design, development and automation of seagoing instrumentation to study marine biogeochemistry. The job will offer opportunities for publications and to participate on scientific cruises.

Desired Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with an electrical/mechanical engineering or chemistry background

Lab experience, especially in hardware (e.g., analyzers, sensors, controls and actuators) and software (e.g., LabView, C, Matlab, Python, etc.) for automation, process control, and/or instrumentation development

Will consider a range of backgrounds but preferred education:

o Postdoctoral fellow (< 3 yrs of postdoctoral fellowship experience); OR

o Associate in Research/Technician: MS with 2 years of experience ; OR

o BS with 5+ yrs of experience for the role.

Job Type

Regular, full time with salary commensurate with the individuals experience. This position is renewable after 1 year contingent on performance, and beyond 3 years contingent on performance and funding.

Starting date is as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Work Environment

Research conducted in the Cassar lab at Duke University focuses on biogeochemistry and ecophysiology, with the objective of constraining the mechanisms governing carbon, oxygen and nitrogen cycling. The lab is located on Dukes main campus. Located in Durham, North Carolina.

Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third-largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.

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 community members 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.

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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