Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-RSCHILKOTI51820 [#16363]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2020/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/05/18, listed until 2020/11/18)
Position Description:    

Research Scientist – Part-time

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Part-time Research Scientist in the Biointerface Science lab. A successful applicant will have obtained a PhD (or equivalent terminal degree) in a relevant field (biology, biomedical engineering, etc.) and be self-starter, flexible, and have good attention to detail. Strong candidates will have prior experience in surface science, in-vitro diagnostic test and antibody development and protein engineering. Specific responsibilities will include POEGMA brush synthesis, D4 Assay test development and optimization, antibody and overall protein expression and purification, cell culture and integration of diagnostic chip devices to handheld fluorescence reading platforms. Research scientists are expected to publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals, participate in conferences for the intellectual exchange of research ideas, engage in existing and new collaborations within and outside Duke University, and assist with training of undergraduate and graduate students, as needed.

Educations requirements: PhD or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant field

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Application requirements: (1) cover letter detailing past research experience, (2) a full CV, and (3) a minimum of two references.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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