Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

841 16504
Position ID:Duke-MEMS-PDR [#16504]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2020/07/10 11:59PMhelp popup deleted (posted 2020/06/29, listed until 2020/12/29)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral researcher in the area of protein-nanoparticle-cell interactions. Candidate should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry and extensive experience in nanoscience and associated analytical techniques.

Work Performed

The Postdoctoral Researcher will work on a project related to understanding how nanoparticles interact with the proteins present in lung fluid. This is a team effort and the candidate is expected to work well both independently and as part of team. The Postdoctoral Researcher will be responsible for measuring the concentration, composition, and oxidation of proteins adsorbed on nanoparticles and the response of lung cells to these protein-nanoparticle complexes.

The candidate is expected to have a strong background in nanoscience. This is a valuable opportunity to work with an active, multidisciplinary research group. The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

Education and experience:

Candidate should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Candidate should provide their resume, contact information and the names of at least 2 references.

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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Further Info:
Duke University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Box 90300
Durham, NC 27708

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