Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

137 18862
Position ID:Duke-BME-AIRBURSAC62821 [#18862]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/07/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/06/28, listed until 2021/12/28)
Position Description:    

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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 maintenance and differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells to cardiomyocytes, generation and functional studies in engineered human and rat cardiac and skeletal muscle tissues, production of viral vectors, preparation of heart tissue slices and their culture, structural, molecular, and functional studies. The applicant should be able to work alone and in team, independently review related scientific literature to troubleshoot encountered problems, develop new and improve the existing methodologies. Will occasionally train and supervise undergraduate and graduate students and assist with lab orders and management.

Required minimal qualifications: B.S. degree in biomedical engineering, biology, or related disciplines with significant 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 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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