Post-doctoral Associate

Post-doctoral Associate

Duke University

Durham, NC, United States


Department of Surgery

Job Description

The Department of Surgery at the Duke University School of Medicine is seeking to hire a motivated Post-Doctorate Associate. The Kasotakis lab is a new lab conducting research aiming to mitigate the inflammatory response in a murine model of pneumonia and Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). Candidates should have a solid understanding of key inflammatory pathways and experience with a wide range of analytical techniques, including protein analysis, RNA isolation, rtPCR & immunohistochemistry. Experience with small animals is preferred. Flexibility, teamwork, excellent analytical skills & having the initiative to drive novel projects forward are expected. The ideal candidate would be a motivated, productive new or mid-career post-doc, who can function independently. Opportunities for long-term  

Institutional Description 

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Post-doctoral Associate