Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEGRILL7 [#26728]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/11/27, listed until 2024/05/27)
Position Description:    

Associate in Research
Duke University Grill Lab

We seek a highly-motivated individual to pursue neural engineering research in a supportive and collaborative environment. Our goal is to advance spinal cord stimulation for treatment of chronic pain. 

The successful applicant will combine quantitative data analysis and computer simulation to address research questions, and they will develop new computer code as required by the project. The objectives are mechanistic understanding and design of neuromodulation therapies to improve patient outcomes. 

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. This is an hourly position and provides exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary research. 

Job candidates must… 
• Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Math or Computer Science 
• Be a proficient programmer, including in Python, with good coding habits; experience in Matlab, NEURON, COMSOL, and / or git would be an asset 
• Be familiar with neural biophysics and the fundamental principles of neural engineering 
• Have research experience 
• Have excellent informal and formal written and oral communication skills • Be capable of balancing independent research progress with collaboration and team work, as appropriate 
• Bring curiosity, enthusiasm, and initiative! 

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, CV with GPA, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Duke University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. 

The Grill lab values all dimensions of diversity and believe that the best solutions to challenging problems will come from working with people from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.


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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