Associate in Research

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 30 May 2023
Position ID:Duke -EVANTH -PONTZERGOLDBERGAIR_2023 [#24779, AIR]
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Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map ]
Subject Area: Evolutionary Anthropology
Appl Deadline:2023/05/30 11:59PM ** (posted 2023/05/02)
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The Goldberg and Pontzer Labs at Duke University seek a full-time research associate to aid in administration and work on projects exploring primate evolutionary genetics and infectious disease, as well as human metabolism and metabolic health from an evolutionary perspective. The ideal candidate will have experience working in laboratory settings operating and maintaining scientific equipment and assisting with the management of supplies and budget. The position will require self-direction and the ability to manage multiple projects and work effectively with undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers in the lab. Candidates must have obtained their BA or BS prior to the start date. Responsibilities will include operating and maintaining equipment, managing budgets and research supplies, administering IRB and IACUC protocols, managing personnel schedules, and assisting as needed with data collection and analysis.

This position is full-time and benefits eligible, and will provide the opportunity to interact with scientists across Duke, including world leaders in cardiometabolic health at the Duke School of Medicine and the Duke Global Health Institute. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years pending positive performance and funding.
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