Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEHICKEY [#26040]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Biomedical
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/10/03, listed until 2024/04/03)
Position Description:    

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Position: Associate in Research


Lab: Hickey Lab, Biomedical Engineering Department, Duke University


About Us: The Hickey Lab is a dynamic and diverse team of engineers and scientists dedicated to solving complex health problems through innovative systems biology approaches. Our research focuses on understanding and manipulating spatial relationships between cells in tissues, bridging the realms of engineering and immunology. We employ cutting-edge systems immunology tools and multiplexed imaging techniques to gain insights into tissue structure in situ. Our work plays a crucial role in advancing our understanding of anti-cancer cell therapies and developing novel treatment strategies.


Job Description: As an Associate in Research at the Hickey Lab, you will play a vital role in our research efforts. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Running multiplexed imaging experiments, processing, and analyzing data.
  • Creating and managing lab reagents and equipment.
  • Managing lab data and protocols.
  • Assisting in training new personnel.


Qualifications: We are looking for a detail-oriented, independent, and proactive individual who is well-organized and capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong commitment to research and work ethic, and a positive attitude are required for this team-based position.

  • At least a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience in laboratory techniques and equipment operation is a plus.


What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to work at the forefront of systems biology and immunology research.
  • Collaborative and diverse research environment.
  • Training and mentorship to develop your skills.
  • Competitive compensation package.


How to Apply: If you are enthusiastic about the intersection of engineering, immunology, and biomedical research and want to contribute to cutting-edge discoveries, we invite you to join our team. To apply, please send the following:

  • Curriculum vitae/resume.
  • Names and contact information for three references.
  • A brief text (200 words max) detailing your qualifications, motivation, expected date of availability, and career goals.


The Hickey Lab at Duke University is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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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