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Job: Associate in Research: Immunohistochemistry, Molecular Bio, and Animal care, Duke University, Durham, NC

General Information


Job title:
Associate in Research: Immunohistochemistry, Molecular Bio, and Animal care
Job location:
Durham, NC  27708 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
05/31/2020
Compensation:
commensurate with experience
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


Associate in Research position is immediately available in the Cardiac Electrophysiology and Tissue Engineering laboratory in Biomedical Engineering Department at Duke University under Professor Nenad Bursac (http://bursaclab.pratt.duke.edu/). Responsibilities will include fixing, embedding, cryosectioning, and immunohistology of heart, muscle, liver, and other tissues from mice, rats, and pigs; confocal imaging and image analysis and quantification; tissue homogenization, RNA and protein isolation, qRT-PCR and immunoblotting; cloning of plasmids and production of viruses, and assistance with preoperative and postoperative care for rodents (rats and mice). Should be able to work alone and in team, independently review related scientific literature to troubleshoot encountered problems, and improve on used methodologies. Will also occasionally train and supervise undergraduate and graduate students.

Job Requirements


Required qualifications: B.S. degree in biology, biomedical engineering, or related fields with significant experience with immunohistology, molecular biology, biochemical techniques, and animal care. 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 provide examples of their immunohistology images and names of three reference writers to Dr. Nenad Bursac (nbursac@duke.edu).
(Job number: 3786469)
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