Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKETRUSKEY [#23893, 1420]
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: (posted 2022/12/01, listed until 2023/06/01)
Position Description:    

Today is the last day you can apply for this position; no new applications will be accepted after 2023/06/01 11:59PM US Eastern Time.

Associate in Research 
Microphysiological System Characterization and Testing. 

The Associate in Research will work on a project to study the use of skeletal muscle microphysiological systems to model autoimmune disease. Specific responsibilities include isolation and culture of skeletal muscle myoblasts, preparation, and monitoring of microphysiological systems, functional measurements of engineered muscle, measurement of reactive oxygen species, analysis of gene expression using RT-PCR and protein levels using Western blotting, and data analysis. Prerequisites include experience with cell culture techniques, and analysis of muscle function. The Associate in Research will present results at lab meetings. 

When applying, please provide a cover letter with three references and contact information.

Requirements Education: BS or MS in biomedical engineering or related field.

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