Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTDOC_READ [#21001, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Oceanography
Appl Deadline:2022/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/01/21, listed until 2022/01/31)
Position Description:    

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OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY The position is located at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, N.C., with the option to work remotely, and requires occasional travel to research sites.

1. Management of Research Activities Design experiments to carry out at multiple locations Interface with zoological staff to coordinate experiments and ensure quality data collection Manage budget for experiments Track expenditures against budget projections Arrange accommodation for research team during field projects Order and maintain equipment and supplies Prepare interim and final research reports to funding agencies Obtain and maintain IACUC approval

2. Data Management and Analysis Primary responsibility for field data collection Maintain internal archival databases Process, analyze, and model physiological and biomechanical data

3. Field Work Conduct field operations in muliple locations

4. Other Expectations The Postdoctoral Appointee is expected to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appointment. The conscientious discharge of research or scholarship responsibilities, which may include teaching responsibilities. Conformance to standards of responsible conduct in research.

Compliance with good scholarly and research practice. Maintenance of a laboratory notebook and/or other comparable records of research activity, which remains the property of Duke University upon termination. Adherence to University standards regarding use of isotopes, chemicals, infectious agents, animals, human subjects, and the like. Open and timely discussion with the mentor regarding all facets of the Postdoctoral Appointee's research activities. Collegial conduct towards members of the research group and others as described in the Duke University School of Medicine Honor Code of Professional Conduct and other relevant conduct policies pertaining to other schools at Duke University. Compliance with all applicable University and departmental policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications Education. A doctoral degree in the natural sciences. Experience The position requires experience conducting field work with cetaceans, either in the field or in a human care setting. Experience with data analysis and modelling in R, MATLAB, Labchart, or similar programs is required. Experience working with respirometry equipment and acceleration biologging devices is required.

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