Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-KD_AIR [#19096, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Appl Deadline:2021/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/08/03, listed until 2021/10/15)
Position Description:    

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Overview: The Associate in Research will serve as a lab manager and participate in field and laboratory research on genetic adaptation and population demography in a weedy plant. We are looking for an intellectually curious lab member who wants experience in research and involvement in the field of Evolutionary Ecology.

Work performed: Planning and executing experiments in the lab and field; plant care; DNA and RNA extraction, quantification, and troubleshooting; data organization, processing, and analysis, and presenting results of research; purchasing, recordkeeping, organizing lab protocols and safety, maintaining inventory; coordinating use of plant growth equipment and lab space among users; some supervision and training of other lab personnel.

Required skills and experience: BS in Biology or an equivalent field; research experience in the field of ecology, genetics, evolutionary biology or similar field; experience with plant care; proficiency with molecular biology procedures such as DNA and RNA extraction and quantification, PCR; experience with fieldwork; excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills; familiarity with data manipulation and analysis a plus.

Contact: Kathleen Donohue: k.donohue@duke.edu

Priority will be given to applications received before Monday September 20, 2021 Online applications open until September 30, 2021

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.

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

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