Graduating? Need a job before continuing to grad school in comparative biomechanics research?
The Patek Lab in the Biology department at Duke University has an open position for a full-time lab manager/research associate position, starting early summer 2019. This position is approximately 50% aquarium animal care and administrative support, and 50% research in the area of biomechanics/evolution/engineering/mechanics. 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.
If you are interested in applying, please upload 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 submitted to Academic Jobs Online.
The salary will be approximately $17-18/hour or ~$37,000/year.
Job applications are reviewed continuously. There is not a set deadline for job applications, so it is best to submit as soon as possible.
Inquiries about the position should be sent to Prof. S. Patek, firstname.lastname@example.org