Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEGERECHT [#23957]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Biomedical
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/12/08, finished 2023/12/09, listed until 2023/06/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Gerecht Lab at BME Duke is collaborating with Nokia Bell Labs to create innovative solutions for in vivo monitoring of regeneration. We seek a highly-motivated individual to pursue full-time research in our supportive and collaborative environment. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary research group with access to equipment and expertise in optical/electronic instrumentation, biomaterials, and regeneration. 

As part of our team, you will: 
• Develop and implement state-of-the-art biomonitoring approaches for regeneration in animal models 
• Work at the cross-section of optical systems, biomaterials, and image processing 
• Collaborate with a wide array of internal (within Duke University) as well as reputed external industrial partners 
• Publish research findings in high-impact academic journals and conferences. 

Your Skills & Experience: We seek a candidate with experience in conducting animal studies and the use of biomedical optics (such as optical coherence tomography [OCT] and/or non-linear optical systems). Experience in regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and biomaterials is a plus. 

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience, and candidates should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

Interested applicants should send a CV, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references to Sharon Gerecht, Paul M. Gross Distinguished Professor, Duke University, sharon.gerecht@duke.edu.

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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