Work Study Opportunities – Summer

Listed below are student employment opportunities at the Duke Marine Lab during summer 2017. Interested students MUST contact the supervisors listed directly for additional details or before work.

 

* See Patty Nolin (Admin #106, 252-504-7528, pnolin@duke.edu) to get on payroll prior to beginning any work.


Supervisor:                 Zackary Johnson (Assistant Professor)

Contact:                       zackary.johnson@duke.edu, 252-504-7543

Positions:                    One

Duties:                         The Johnson Lab broadly studies the abundance, diversity and activity of marine microbes.                                           This position would support ongoing research focusing on the marine cyanobacteria                                                       Prochlorococcus, the most abundant phytoplankton in the open oceans and an excellent                                               model marine microbe, as well as the biotechnological applications of marine microalgae.

Hours:                          Flexible

Pay:                              $10 – $12/hr depending on experience

Work Study:*               Required. Applicant(s) must be eligible for Duke or Federal work study.


Supervisor:                 Joe Morton (Ph.D. student)

Contact:                       Joe (joseph.morton@duke.edu)

Positions:                    One

Description:                Assist Green Wave organizers to coordinate sustainability initiatives at the lab and maintain                                          kitchen garden and composting bin.

(www.nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/experience/greenwave)

Hours:                          Approx. 4 hrs/week, flexible

Pay:                              $9 – $12/hr, based on nature of work and experience

Work Study:*               Preferred. Applicant(s) with Duke or Federal work study award are preferred, others will be                                           considered.


Supervisor:                 Dan Rittschof (Professor)

Contact:                       ritt@duke.edu

Positions:                    Several

Duties:                         Various field and lab work available with Dr. Dan’s research group

Hours:                          Flexible

Pay:                              $10 – $12/hr depending on experience

Work Study:                Required. Applicant(s) must be eligible for Duke or Federal work study.

 


Supervisor:                 Xavier Basurto (Assist Professor of Sustainability Science) / Mateja Nenadovic (post-doc)

Contact:                       xavier.basurto@duke.edu, 252-504-7540

Position:                      One for each of the below

Description:                1. Assist with various lab tasks from social science coastal-marine data organization,                                                           preliminary analysis, website development, transcription of interviews, etc.

                                      2. Our lab seeks one or two highly motivated individuals to assist with data organization and                                             preliminary analyses associated with the performance of small-scale fisheries in the Gulf of                                           California, Mexico.

Hours:                          Flexible

Pay:                              $10/hr

Work study:                 Preferred. Applicant(s) with Duke or Federal work study award are preferred, others will be                                           considered.


Supervisor:                 Liz DeMattia (Research Scientist)

Contact:                       Elizabeth.demattia@duke.edu  252-648-1133

Positions:                    Several

Description:                The DUML Community Research Program is developing two community research projects on                                       marine debris and water quality for Carteret County Schools (targeting grades four and                                                   seven). The project is seeking two or more highly motivated individuals to assist                                                               with developing research methodologies/protocols, conducting literature searches, creating                                           outreach materials, conducting outreach education, and developing website materials.

Hours:                          Flexible (9hrs/week)

Pay:                              $12/hr

Work study:                 Preferred. Applicant(s) with Duke or Federal work study award are preferred, others will be                                           considered.