Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-RSSCHILKOTI [#15295]
Position Title: Research Scientist Senior
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/10/28, finished 2020/10/11, listed until 2020/04/07)
Position Description:    

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The Chilkoti Lab at Duke University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, seeks a Senior Research Scientist. The position is focused on implementing advanced technologies to improve recombinant protein and antibody therapeutics. The candidate should have a track record of demonstrated success at the post-PhD level, and will ideally possess relevant translational research experience in the biotechnology industry.

Key responsibilities include: Designing and executing experiments and performing associated data analyses, developing project plans and effectively allocating resources, presenting results in regular group meetings and attending relevant conferences, assisting with grant writing and the submission of proposals, mentoring junior lab personnel and training new team members and contributing to a collaborative and supportive group culture.

Required skills include: Expertise in a wide range of molecular biology techniques for cell and protein engineering, recombinant protein expression and purification from mammalian cells and bacteria, high-throughput approaches for protein screening, mammalian transformed and primary cell culture, familiarity with rodent models of cancer and experience with bioinformatics methods for analyzing large datasets.

Educational requirement: Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering or related field.

Required materials: 2 reference letters, 1 cover letter and a CV.

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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