Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-AIRSOMMER111021 [#20468]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/11/10, listed until 2022/05/10)
Position Description:    

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Associate in Research/Technician

Sommer Laboratory in Duke Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology

The Sommer Laboratory at Duke University is seeking an Associate in Research to assist with scientific and bioengineering projects.

Responsibilities include:

1) working with laboratory animals, including daily training and care and helping with surgical procedures;

2) assisting with general laboratory organization, including ordering, receipt reporting, and helping to keep the lab in compliance with school, state, and federal regulations;

3) performing histology, including sectioning tissues, conducting immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence, mounting tissues, coverslipping slides, and microscopy;

4) helping with other research and hardware/software design projects in alignment with the candidate’s skills and interests.

Applicants should have a BS or higher degree in a biological or engineering discipline, or be currently enrolled in such a degree program. Must have experience working with animals and high motivation to help advance neuroscience research. On the job training will be provided as needed.

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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Further Info:
http://sommerlab.pratt.duke.edu/
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