Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-GS_AIR [#14298]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology / Molecular
Appl Deadline:2019/09/30 (posted 2019/08/21, listed until 2019/09/30)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Lab Technician position

A full-time laboratory technician position is available in Dr. Gustavo Silva’s laboratory at Duke University (https://sites.duke.edu/silvalab). The prospective candidate will provide technical support to molecular biology and protein biochemistry research and manage the organization of the laboratory. The goal of our lab is to understand the role of protein ubiquitination in protein dynamics during cellular response to stress. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with expertise in molecular cloning, and in expression and purification of recombinant protein to fulfill this position. Additional experience in yeast genetics and tissue culture will be favored and is desirable, but not a requirement. Lab management tasks include ordering, safety, preparation of media and of general material, and maintenance of cell culture. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are valued in order to work in a young, dynamic, diverse, and collaborative environment. Candidates with strong work ethic, motivation, and productivity are encouraged to apply. For the successful candidate we will provide access to resources, mentoring, and a supportive environment for the advancement of their career. Prospective candidates should submit a cover letter describing their research experience, scientific interest, career goals, and motivation to apply for this position. Please include an updated CV and the contact information of two references. Questions should be directed to Dr. Silva at gustavo.silva@duke.edu and applications must be submitted via Academic Jobs Online: The laboratory is located at the state-of-the-art French Family Science Center at Duke and offers an extremely rich intellectual environment. In addition, Duke University offers a comprehensive and very robust package of benefits for its employees. https://hr.duke.edu/benefits The Silva lab supports diversity, the promotion of equity, and applications from all qualified candidates are most welcome. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In addition, Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity/expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Silva lab - Department of Biology French Family Science Center • 130 Science Drive, Box 90338 • Durham, NC 27708, USA

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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Department of Biology, Box 90338 • Durham, NC 27708, USA

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