Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

137 14011
Position ID:Duke-BME-ASSOCINRESLS7519 [#14011, Nenad Bursac]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/07/05, finished 2020/04/05)
Position Description:    

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The position responsibilities are as follows: Mouse husbandry inclusive of transgenic cross design/execution, breeding, tail/ear clipping, genotyping, i.p. injection and oral gavage. Secondary studies include primary tissue/cell isolation, fixing, embedding, sectioning and immunohistology; confocal imaging, image analysis and quantification; tissue homogenization, RNA/protein isolation, qRT-PCR and immunoblotting. The applicant should work well in both individual and team environments and be able to independently review relevant scientific literature for troubleshooting and methods improvement.

Required Qualifications: Primary - B.S. degree in biology or related field with significant mouse husbandry experience for the purpose of generating transgenic crosses.

Secondary - Experience with primary tissue/cell isolation and culture, immunohistology, confocal imaging and analysis, nucleic acid and protein handling/analysis, and basic data analysis/presentation skills are highly desired. Training is available in both the Bursac Lab and Duke Core Facilities.

Duke 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.

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Further Info:
919 660 5510

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