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Job: Associate in Research - Tissue Engineering with Pluripotent Stem Cells, Duke University, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Associate in Research - Tissue Engineering with Pluripotent Stem Cells
Job location:
Durham, NC  27708 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Associate in Research position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Nenad Bursac in Biomedical Engineering Department at Duke University ( Responsibilities include maintenance and differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) into cardiovascular and skeletal muscle lineages, tissue engineering of miniature cardiac and skeletal muscle tissues ("cardiobundles and myobundles"), production of adeno-associated viruses and lentiviruses, cell transfections and transductions, qRT-PCR, immunofluorescence staining and imaging, and immunoblotting. The candidates should be able to work alone and in team, independently review related scientific literature to troubleshoot encountered problems, and to improve on used methodologies. Will also occasionally train and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in molecular biology techniques.

Job Requirements

Required qualifications: B.S. degree in biology or related field with significant experience in cell culture, molecular biology, and biochemical techniques. Previous experience with pluripotent stem cells and tissue engineering techniques is a plus. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until candidate is selected. The training environment of the Bursac group is highly interdisciplinary and provides ample opportunities for scientific growth and pursuit of both academic and industry careers. Duke University is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send their resume and names of three reference writers to Dr. Nenad Bursac (
(Job number: 3754477)
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