Job Opportunities

Any available positions within our department will be listed below. If no positions are listed, we are not currently seeking candidates.


Research Associate in the Biology Department at Duke University

The Alberts lab in the Biology Department at Duke University is looking for a lab technician to assist with the radioimmunoassay of baboon fecal hormones. This is a full time position, starting in July 2021, with funding for one year.

Responsibilities and Requirements:
  • Assist with the laboratory procedures for the extraction, purification and analysis of hormones from baboon feces.
  • Assist with data entry in Microsoft Office.
  • Assist with organization of the samples in the freezers.
Qualifications:
  • Successful applicant must enjoy working in a laboratory setting and be able to work independently. 
  • Excellent organizational skills strongly desired.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details essential.
  • Prior laboratory experience specifically with radioimmunoassay desired.
  • Familiarity with Excel preferred.

For more information about our lab and our work, see https://sites.duke.edu/albertslab/

If interested, email resume to Laurence Gesquiere, laurence.gesquiere@duke.edu

Link to job:  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18864

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.

 

Associate in Research in the Biology Department at Duke University

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 August 23, 2021

Online applications open until Friday September 3, 2021

Link to job:  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19096

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.