Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-PDMUSAH91620 [#16892]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2020/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/09/16, finished 2021/06/05, listed until 2021/03/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Duke University, Departments of Biomedical Engineering seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the field of stem cell biology, tissue engineering, and disease modeling. The successful candidate will work jointly in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Medicine with an interdisciplinary team of biologists, engineers, and clinicians led by 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, genetics, chemical-biology or a related field; or an individual with an M.D.-Ph.D. degree with strong research experiences in any of these areas. Candidates with experience in cell biology, tissue engineering, genome engineering, organoids or organs-on-chips technologies are particularly encouraged to apply. There will be significant opportunities for professional growth and career development activities.

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on projects within the scope of: (1) Stem cell biology and tissue engineering; (2) organoids and organs-on-chips microphysiological systems; (3) Human disease modeling and discovery of therapeutic targets. We will continue to review applications on a rolling basis as they are submitted until the appropriate candidate has been identified.

Note: One of the recommendation letters must be provided by the candidate’s Ph.D. advisor.

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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