Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-AIRGRILL782022 [#22050, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Neural Engineering
Appl Deadline:2022/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/07/08, listed until 2022/10/31)
Position Description:    

We seek a highly-motivated individual to pursue full-time neural engineering research in a supportive and collaborative environment. Our goal is to advance bioelectronic medicines: electrical stimulation, block, and recording of peripheral autonomic nerves for disease treatment and restoration of function. We have an NIH-funded project to develop, validate, and apply computer-based models of electrical stimulation of the carotid sinus to treat heart failure; established, close collaborators at other institutions will conduct complementary imaging and electrophysiology experiments.

The successful applicant will become an expert in our ASCENT (Automated Simulations to Characterize Electrical Nerve Thresholds) pipeline for biophysical simulations of neural responses to electrical signals. They will develop new modeling methods as required by the project and will implement global optimization algorithms to design improved therapies.

The applicant will also gain exposure to other projects in the lab, spanning computer-based modeling of neurons and electric fields, in vivo stimulation and recording in preclinical models, and translational clinical feasibility and physiology experiments in humans. The strong interdisciplinary and collaborative environment at Duke is ideal for our translational research efforts

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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