Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-AIRHORSTMEYER91521 [#19591]
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:2021/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/15, listed until 2021/10/15)
Position Description:    

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The Computational Optics Lab, directed by Dr. Roarke Horstmeyer, an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Duke University, is looking for an Associate in Research. This person will complete the general duties of a research assistant for the various key experiments that the lab is executing to develop new microscopes, cameras, and computer algorithms for biomedical applications.

Some key responsibilities of the Research Assistant are:

-Prepare and perform experiments on the lab

-Collect and analyze data

-Choose and design algorithms for the experiments

-Design deep learning algorithms to create new types of microscopes

-Develop techniques to optically record in vivo neural activity in freely moving organisms

-Develop machine learning to enable high-speed detection of blood flow and motion deep within tissue

-Managing and maintaining lab environments

-Conduct literature reviews

-Attending project meetings and area seminars

-Update website content

Applicants should have a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline.

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.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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