Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-GS_PD1 [#27572]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biology
Appl Deadline:2024/05/29 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/04/29, listed until 2024/05/29)
Position Description:    

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A postdoctoral position is available in the Silva Lab at Duke University to investigate the mechanisms of neurological diseases in mice. The successful applicant will independently conduct and analyze experiments involving surgical mouse preparation, in vivo imaging, behavior and electrophysiology recordings, design and implementation of experiments to modulate neuronal function, and data analyses. Other duties include scientific publication and presentation of completed studies, maintenance and organization of laboratory equipment and animal colony. This project is highly interdisciplinary and offers ample opportunity to be involved in the development of novel experimental approaches at the intersection of neuroscience and molecular biology.

Candidates who are highly motivated, enthusiastic, with strong work ethic, creativity, and productivity are encouraged to apply. Communication (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. An international competitive salary (plus benefits) will be offered based on the candidate experience

•     Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

•     Experience in cellular and molecular biology

•     Experience with genetically modified mouse models

•     Expertise in flow confocal microscopy analysis and gene expression regulation.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter highlighting expertise, interests and motivation for this position, and contact details for 3 individuals who can provide recommendation letters

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