Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-RESSCI [#13383, R340558]
Position Title: RESSCI
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / women’s health technologies
Appl Deadline:2019/04/30 (listed until 2019/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to serve as a Research Scientist in the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies (GWHT). GWHT is a highly collaborative work environment, with projects spanning biomedical engineering, women’s health technologies and inter-disciplinary education programs. A successful applicant will have obtained a PhD (or equivalent terminal degree) in a relevant field (biology, biomedical engineering, etc…) and be a team player, self-starter, flexible, and have good attention to detail. Strong candidates will have prior experience with both pre-clinical and clinical research and a strong publication record. A large part of this job will involve grant writing and submission, data dissemination, mentoring of PhD students and strategic planning of new research initiatives with the directors. Please visit www.globalwomenshealthtechnologies.com for a description of existing projects within GWHT. Desirable Skills: • Grant writing and submission experience: NIH, NSF, DoD, USAID • Manuscript and presentation preparation • Graduate student mentoring o Critical review of study designs, manuscripts, fellowship applications, etc. • Experience in at least 3 of these 5 areas: o Microscopy  Familiarity with fluorescence microscopy and spectroscopy system design and operation o Tumor biology  Familiarity with hallmarks of cancer, diagnostics, therapeutics, etc. o Preclinical animal models  mouse and rat handling, injections, necropsy, mouse surgery (dorsal window chamber, mammary window chamber) o Fabrication  CAD, 3D printing, machining o Tissue processing  flash freezing, fixation, embedding, sectioning, immunohistochemistry Education Requirements: PhD in Biomedical Engineering or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant field Experience: 3+ years of experience with pre-clinical and clinical research, manuscript writing, grant writing, and student mentoring. Experience in regulatory and cancer is a plus.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Application Requirements: Please email Rachel Barrera (rlb72@duke.edu) with the following application materials: (1) cover letter detailing past research experience, mentoring, grant writing experience, and future research goals, (2) a full CV, and (3) three reference letters including a letter from your PhD thesis mentor.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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