Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-POSTDOCASSOC7519 [#14010]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Engineering / Biomedical
Stem Cell Biology
Appl Deadline:2019/09/30help popup (posted 2019/07/05, listed until 2020/01/05)
Position Description:    

Duke University, Departments of Biomedical Engineering seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Associate in the field of stem cell biology and regenerative engineering. The successful candidate will work jointly in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Medicine with the PI Prof. Samira Musah.

An ideal candidate for this position will be an individual with a Ph.D. degree in cell biology, stem cell and developmental biology, bioengineering, pathology, genetics, chemical-biology or a related field; or an individual with an M.D.-Ph.D. degree with strong research experiences in these areas. Candidates proficient in cellular and molecular biology, and basic concepts of tissue engineering, immunology, and CRISPR/Cas9 genome engineering are particularly encouraged to apply. There will be significant opportunities for professional growth, including co-authorship on scientific output, patent applications, and professional grant applications and career development activities.

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on projects within the scope of: (1) Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine; (2) Reprogramming and differentiation of patient-derived stem cells; (3) bioengineering approaches for disease modeling; (4) Discovery of novel disease-biomarkers and therapeutics.

We will continue to review applications on a rolling basis as they are submitted until the appropriate candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should also send their cover letter, CV, a summary of previous research accomplishments and copies of peer-reviewed publications a to Dr. Samira Musah, samira.musah@duke.edu.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. 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 expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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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