Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEKREIGER2 [#24700]
Position Title: Assistant Research Professor
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, NorthCarolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/04/13, listed until 2023/10/13)
Position Description:    

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The Assistant Research Professor will direct and lead Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies related research initiatives. Specifically, they will be responsible for serving as a primary mentor for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as Center staff, to develop and implement a variety of research techniques related to the Center’s three main research initiatives: cervical cancer prevention, breast cancer recurrence prevention, and alternatives to essential surgery. Additionally, the assistant research professor will serve as the Director for the Center’s Ignite STEM education initiative. Ignite is a human-centered design education program for middle and high-school students. The assistant research professor will also be expected to disseminate the results of this research in the form of journal articles, conference presentations, institutional seminars, and press releases. The assistant research professor will also be expected to generate funding for the Center through government and non-government grant proposal development. As part of this effort, they will serve as co-Investigator, co-MPI, and contact PI for proposals and oversee the associated research from project conception through completion. Grant proposal development will span intramural funding opportunities to extramural R01 level grants. 

By the time of hiring, candidates are expected to have been awarded a doctoral degree in a quantitative field and have significant (>2 years) teaching experience. The ideal candidate will have commitment, passion, and excellence in teaching in a collegial, collaborative community. Candidates should be dedicated to teaching that expands scientific boundaries in service to society and to educating a broad and diverse group of students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Names and contact information of three references 
  • Statement on diversity, equity, inclusion, and community 
  • Reference letter

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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