Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEKRIEGER1 [#27486]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2024/04/10, listed until 2024/10/10)
Position Description:    

As an Associate in Research, the key objectives are understanding how the current model for cervical cancer prevention contributes to high incidence of morbidity and mortality of the disease, particularly in low and middle-income countries. You will learn about the process of human-centered design, the technologies we have developed (the Pocket Colposcope) to overcome barriers to screening/care, and how to implement those strategies in local and international clinical settings. Fellows will become adept at using the Pocket Colposcope and the appropriate software to provide technical support to international clinic partners and engage in clinical research through our ongoing study in Duke’s Gynecological Clinic as well as other international sites. Through their experience with our center, students will gain a rich understanding of interdisciplinary collaboration in innovation, education, and empowerment. Please expect that up to 20% of your job will be dedicated to attending meetings and preparing material for those meetings.

Required qualifications: B.S. degree in biology, biomedical engineering, or related fields. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. The salary is competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience. The training environment of the Ramanujam group is highly interdisciplinary and provides ample opportunities for scientific growth and variety of careers. Duke University is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send their resume and names of two reference letter writers to Marlee Krieger (msk22@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.

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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