Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-PDTRUSKEY8322 [#22248, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Microphysiological System Characterization and Testing.
Appl Deadline:2022/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/08/03, listed until 2022/10/31)
Position Description:    

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Seeking a postdoctoral researcher to develop and test human microphysiological systems in studies that examine genome editing outcomes and vascular function using primary and induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cells. Applicant will fabricate MPS using CRISPR-modified cells and use MPS as platform to understand myopathies and vascular function.

Requirements Education: PhD in biomedical engineering or related field Experience with cell culture, in vitro cytokine interactions with engineered tissues; human cell culture; quantification of biological data; confocal microscopy; western blotting; RT-PCR; differentiation of iPSCs; functional measures of engineered tissues; experience isolating human cells from tissue; experimental design and statistical. Experience with microphysiological systems and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students is highly desirable.

Duke University 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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