Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

137 20906
Position ID:Duke-BME-AIRKAIT1522 [#20906]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2022/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/05, finished 2022/10/01, listed until 2022/07/05)
Position Description:    

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Associate in Research

Duke University Injury Biomechanics Laboratory

The Injury Biomechanics Laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a candidate to serve as a full time Associate in Research for a one year appointment. Applicants with a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering or mechanical engineering are preferred, although all applicants with a science background will be considered. The researcher will investigate Behind Armor Blunt Trauma (BABT) and assist with the development of biomedically-based injury criteria.

General responsibilities will include assisting lab personnel with development, set up, execution, and analysis of BABT tests and experiments.

The requirements for this position include:

1) An interest in injury biomechanics.

2) Knowledge of data acquisition and analysis techniques.

3) Strong troubleshooting skills and an innovative mindset capable of designing new test procedures and apparatuses.

4) A willingness to work with animals and biological tissues.

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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