Duke University, Biology

3 17600
Position ID:Duke-Biology-LS_RS [#17600, 1826]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Plant Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology
Appl Deadline:2020/12/04 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2020/11/19, updated 2020/12/03, listed until 2020/12/04)
Position Description:    

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The Strader Lab seeks a Research Scientist (Duke job code 1826) for work on understanding the regulation of the AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR protein stability using molecular, biochemical, and microscopy techniques. We are looking for someone who has significant post-doctoral experience in plant molecular biology. An interest in conducting interdisciplinary research is a plus. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics or related fields, evidence of strong research productivity, and evidence of current grant support.

The Research Scientist 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.

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. The deadline for application is November 25, 2020. The position begins May 1, 2021.

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

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