Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEBURSAC [#26493]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/11/03, listed until 2024/05/03)
Position Description:    

Associate in Research position is immediately available in the Cardiac Electrophysiology and Tissue Engineering laboratory of Biomedical Engineering Department at Duke University under Professor Nenad Bursac (http://bursaclab.pratt.duke.edu/). Responsibilities include sterile cell culture, molecular cloning, viral design and production, cell transfections and transductions, qRT-PCR, immunofluorescence staining and imaging, immunoblotting, optical mapping of electrical activity in cell cultures, and animal work to assist with cell isolation and echocardiographic measurements. The candidate should be able to work alone and in team, independently review related scientific literature to troubleshoot encountered problems and improve on used methodologies. The candidate will also occasionally train and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in cell culture and molecular biology techniques.

Required qualifications: B.S. or M.S. degree in biology, biomedical engineering, or related field with experience with cell culture, molecular biology, and biochemical techniques. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until candidate is selected. The training environment of the Bursac group is highly interdisciplinary and provides ample opportunities for scientific growth and pursuit of both academic and industry careers. Duke University is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send their resume and two reference letters to Dr. Nenad Bursac (nbursac@duke.edu).

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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