Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-GS_PD [#25298]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biology
Appl Deadline:2024/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/08/08, listed until 2024/01/31)
Position Description:    

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A post-doctoral research position is available in Dr. Gustavo Silva’s laboratory at Duke University (https://sites.duke.edu/silvalab). The prospective candidate will work on our exciting research projects focused on understanding protein dynamics during cellular adaptation to environmental stresses. The lab uses a combination of cellular, molecular, and large scale approaches, including mass spectrometry-based proteomics and next generation sequencing, to elucidate stress response pathways in yeast and mammalian cells. Current areas of research include translation control, ubiquitin signaling, energy metabolism, and neurological diseases.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate and enthusiastic scientist interested in elucidating molecular mechanisms and their relationship to cell physiology. Candidates with strong work ethic, creativity, and productivity are encouraged to apply. Communication (presentation, oral, and writing) and interpersonal skills are valued in order to work in a young, dynamic, diverse, and collaborative environment. For the successful candidate we will provide proper training, access to resources, a dedicated mentoring plan, and a supportive environment for the advancement of their career.

This will be a minimum one-year appointment, contingent upon satisfactory annual reviews. Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines and applicant experience. Prospective candidates should submit a cover letter describing their research experiences, scientific interests, career goals, and motivation to apply for this position. Please include an updated CV and the contact information of three 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 with access to Genomics and Proteomics core facilities, and High Performance Computer Cluster. Additional support and resources are also offered through the Office of Postdoctoral Services (https://postdoc.duke.edu/) and the Duke University Postdoctoral Association (https://dukepostdocs.org). Duke University also offers a comprehensive and very robust benefits packages for it employees (https://hr.duke.edu/benefits).

The Silva lab supports diversity and the promotion of equity in the academic environment. Applications from all qualified candidates are 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:
email address
Box 90338
Durham, NC 27708