Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

841 21637
Position ID:Duke-MEMS-ARPMANN [#21637]
Position Title: Assistant Research Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2022/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/04/15, finished 2022/06/06, listed until 2022/10/15)
Position Description:    

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Occupational Summary

The Duke University – Dynamical Systems Lab and Brain Tool Lab - seek an Assistant Research Professor to perform teaching roles in an NSF Traineeship and a research role in the advancement of surgical technologies.

Work Performed

Work with PhD Traineeship program leadership to deliver and revise curriculum for a National Research Traineeship. Additional duties include separate research efforts for an NIH funded research project within the Brain Tool Lab and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in their research projects.

Required Qualifications at this Level


A PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering is required. Should have a background in translational medical research.


Must have extensive experience in medical technologies research and translational medical technologies.


Knowledge of programming in Matlab and Python. The applicant should also have demonstrated the ability to help managing large groups and a proven track record of proposal preparation.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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