Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-POSTDOCGERSBACH [#15553]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / genome engineering technologies
Appl Deadline:2020/05/31help popup (posted 2019/11/20, listed until 2020/05/31)
Position Description:    

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Duke University, Departments of Biomedical Engineering seeks to hire a Postdoctoral associate in the field of genome engineering technologies, gene regulation, and gene therapy. The successful candidate will work in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies with Dr. Charles Gersbach.

An ideal candidate for this position will be an individual with a Ph.D. degree in cell biology, stem cell and developmental biology, bioengineering, pathology, genetics, chemical-biology or a related field; or an individual with an M.D.-Ph.D. degree with strong research experiences in these areas. Candidates proficient in cellular and molecular biology, functional genomics, epigenetics, gene delivery, and/or CRISPR/Cas9 genome engineering are particularly encouraged to apply. There will be significant opportunities for professional growth, including authorship of scientific publications, inventorship on patent applications, contributions to professional grant applications, presentations and scientific conferences, and other career development activities.

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on projects within the scope of: (1) development of innovative genome engineering technologies; (2) functional genomics and mechanisms of gene regulation; (3) mechanisms of cell fate specification; (4) pre-clinical develop of gene therapies for diverse disorders.

Duke 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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