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Requisition Number: 236102
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: UNIVERSITY
Date: Aug 23, 2023
Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.
The research technician will design and perform experiments, analyze results, and assist in managing the laboratory of Arnaldo Carreira-Rosario at Duke University. Performed experiments will be related to ongoing as well as new projects developed by the candidate with the guidance of more experienced colleagues. The candidate will receive training directly from the principal investigator. Contributions will merit authorship in resulting publications.
The research project focuses on uncovering neuronal populations that become active early in the life of an animal and dissecting their function. This project uses fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) as an experimental system. The research involves the following techniques:
The predicted time allocation is:
This is an excellent opportunity for someone to gain research experience and publish in preparation for graduate or med school. It is preferred that the candidate commits for two years, with a minimum commitment of one year requested. Should the candidate be interested, this position has the potential to extend beyond two years, offering the opportunity to transition into a more permanent role within the lab.
Work requires an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology, psychology or other science related scientific field.
None required above education/training requirement OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Job Code: 00000942 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I Job Level: 07
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