Duke University, Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies

5178 27051
Position ID:Duke University-Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies-RSJBNEXTGENCELLTHERAPIES [#27051]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / genome engineering technologies
Appl Deadline:2024/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2024/01/22)
Position Description:    

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The Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University invites applications for a Research Scientist. Your main responsibilities will include designing and performing experimental studies to facilitate the development of next-generation cell therapies, including T cell therapies for cancer and other applications. This will include executing various genetic screens to identify factors that enhance potency and durability, as well as maintain specified phenotypic properties. This will also include validation and characterization of screen hits with various cell culture assays and studies in mouse models. Moreover, you will be responsible for identifying plans for translation of these approaches for human clinical testing, including identifying optimal therapeutic settings for these technologies and planning IND-enabling studies. You are expected to manage projects and laboratory staff, contribute to grant writing and reporting, publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals, engage in existing and new collaborations within and outside Duke University, and assist with training of undergraduate and graduate students. It is expected that you will also be involved in advising and providing input on other ongoing projects.

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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Further Info:
email address
101 Science Drive
PO Box 90281
Durham, NC 27708