Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEGERECHT5 [#26668]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Biomedical
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/11/20, listed until 2024/05/20)
Position Description:    

The Gerecht Lab (https://gerechtlab.duke.edu) is looking for a Postdoctoral Associate to conduct applied research and development in the area of microphysiological systems, tissue engineering, and stem cell biology. The majority of the candidate’s focus will be on developing and using stem cells and microfluidics to generate mature and functional vascular tissues. This work will be completed as part of our multidisciplinary team studying the interactions between cells and their microenvironments with the long-term goal of understanding how human tissues respond to extracellular insults toward the development of countermeasures and therapeutics. This position is available starting immediately with a 1-year term and an opportunity for additional annual renewal contingent on performance and funding availability. 

Minimum Requirements: 
  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Life sciences, or another related field. 
  • Expert knowledge of microfluidics for cellular studies 
  • Experience with tissue culture technologies 
  • Knowledge of stem cells

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