Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

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Position ID:Duke-BME-RAP [#11606]
Position Title: Assistant Research Professor
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical and biological imaging, Biomedical Engineering, Cancer engineering, Medical Imaging, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Tissue models
Appl Deadline:2018/08/31 finished (2018/08/09, finished 2019/03/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University invites applications for a non-tenure track assistant research professor position. Duke BME is a highly ranked department in the country with a diverse research portfolio. Applications are particularly invited from candidates who will develop highly impactful basic and translational research in the areas of colon cancer, the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, epigenetics, and in vivo imaging. Selected candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Xiling Shen, an associate professor in the department and in the Center for Genomics and Computational Biology, and plays a role in managing his projects. Interested candidates can send inquiries to Dr. Xiling Shen (

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in biology or medicine related fields and have relevant postdoctoral experience with skills in molecular biology, genetics, tissue and animal models. Additional expertise in imaging, epigenetics, genome editing or project/grant management will be helpful but not required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter (email, address, and phone number must be included) describing their interests and qualifications and a curriculum vitae (CV) along with the names, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of three references electronically through

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

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. Duke makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Duke University, Department of Biomedical Engineering
101 Science Drive
1427 CIEMAS - Box 90281
Durham, NC 27708

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