Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA

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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE- Surgical Sciences (Dr. Sullenger)

The Department of Surgery is seeking a detail-oriented and highly motivated Postdoctoral Associate to join our team. This position requires a doctoral degree in biological sciences or a related field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate novel gRNAs for CRISPR-Cas based DNA editing.
  • Perform high through-put selection of gRNA variants with modified activities.
  • Maintain accurate laboratory documentation of experiments, including raw experimental data and laboratory notebooks.
  • Monitor progress of research projects and coordinate with Principal Investigator and Program team to stay on budget and schedule to meet the milestones and deliverables.
  • Follow standards of responsible conduct in research.
  • Comply with good scholarly and research practice.
  • Adhere to University standards regarding use of isotopes, chemicals, infectious agents, animals, human subjects, and the like.
  • Comply with all applicable University and Department of Surgery policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g. Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M.)

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