Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-GS_LT [#19823]
Position Title: Lab Technician
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Molecular Biology / Molecular Biology
Appl Deadline:2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/28, finished 2021/11/19, listed until 2021/12/31)
Position Description:    

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

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 protein assays (western blot, protein expression, purification) to fulfill this position. Additional experience in yeast genetics, tissue culture, next generation sequencing or proteomics will be favored, but is 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.

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.

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

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