If there are any available positions within Biology, they will be listed below.

Open Positions

Lab manager/Research associate

Application period closes: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Patek Lab in the Biology Department at Duke University has an open position for a full-time lab manager/research associate position, starting June 2017. This position is approximately 50% aquarium animal care and administrative support and 50% research in the area of biomechanics/evolution/engineering. This position is suitable for recently-graduated undergraduates who need an extra year of research experience before applying to graduate school. It is not suitable for gap year pre-medical students, given that this position is geared toward research apprenticeships for future basic research scientists or engineers.

Learn more about the Patek Lab's research here:

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, the Patek Lab research program, and any relevance to your career goals/interests. Please also include your CV/resume, unofficial transcript and the names/contact info for three references.  These materials should be emailed to Prof. Sheila Patek,

The salary will be approximately $14-15/hour or ~$30,000/year.