Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTDOC_JAYASUNDARA [#25764, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate- in environmental and genomics data
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Environmental / Toxicology
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/09/18, finished 2023/10/04, listed until 2024/03/18)
Position Description:    

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

The Jayasundara laboratory seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on projects related to impacts of environmental change on organismal responses. For this specific position, we are seeking a postdoctoral scholar who is interested in correlating environmental temperature data with mitochondrial DNA mutation rates. The postdoctoral scholar will be expected to develop their own research groups within the broader project and contribute to other ongoing projects by fellow lab members though collaborative efforts. Additionally, the postdoctoral scholar will mentor junior researchers in the laboratory, lead journal clubs, and assist with routine laboratory maintenance jobs.

The Jayasundara laboratory is a research collaborative that is part of a group of thriving community of environmental health researchers at the Nicholas School of the Environment and maintains strong ties with the Global Health Institute and the Duke Medical Center.

TERM 1 year, with the possibility of extension based on performance and funding.

QUALIFICATIONS Applicants should hold a PhD in Environmental Toxicology or a related field. We seek applicants with a strong interest in environmental data analytics.

PROJECTED START DATE The position is available immediately.

Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the USA. Visa sponsorship is not available.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.

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