Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKECHILKOTI [#24755]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, NorthCarolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/04/26, finished 2024/04/27, listed until 2023/10/26)
Position Description:    

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The Chilkoti Group in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Duke University is seeking a postdoctoral associate to conduct research in the synthesis of nanoparticles for delivery of mRNA. Our group is highly interdisciplinary and collaborates across Duke University and beyond, including with basic science and clinical collaborators. A PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Immunology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field is necessary. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in organic and polymer synthesis and characterization, the self-assembly and characterization of nanomaterials, optical microscopy, biochemical assays, microbiology, tissue culture and animal handling skills. Candidates should also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should send a CV, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references to Ashutosh Chilkoti, Alan L. Kaganov Professor Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, chilkoti@duke.edu. Duke University is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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