Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-RSNIKIFOROV92921 [#19834]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/29, finished 2022/05/07, listed until 2022/04/01)
Position Description:    

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Research Scientist

A Research Scientist position is available in the new laboratory of Professor Mikhail Nikiforov at the Department of Pathology and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, Durham, NC starting in January 2022.

The Research Scientist position uses fundamental concepts and practices to perform scientific research tasks requiring application of established techniques, procedures, and criteria. Position will have supervisory responsibility of technicians, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students.


1. Performs routine and highly specialized laboratory tests for specific research projects.

2. Performs and devises specialized tests and research procedures, troubleshooting problems with their own and other researchers' results.

3. Provides input to the overall research design, evaluate research data, and initiate alternative approaches to improve quality of the results.

4. Evaluates the quality of research outcomes and ensure that all laboratory procedures are performed properly.

5. Trains and provides guidance to technicians, interns, and researchers in specialized procedures, use of equipment, and theoretical basis of unique tests.

6. Prepares articles, manuscripts, reports, and documents that relate to projects.

Degree requirements: PhD

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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