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Duke University
Durham County, NC
Closing date
Jan 19, 2022

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Science, Nursing, Surgical Nurse
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Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create *Duke Health*. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

The Asokan lab ( affiliated with Duke Department of Surgery, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology & Biomedical Engineering is seeking highly motivated candidates for two open postdoctoral fellow positions. These positions will focus on the development of novel RNA platform technologies for gene therapy and editing with a focus on cardiovascular and neuro/muscular applications. A competitive salary and benefits pac kage will be provided according to the Duke University School of Medicine guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Ph.D. in biological sciences, biomedical engineering or related scientific field.

Experience: Background and training inRNA biology, epigenetics or genome editing is highly preferred. Extensive experience in molecular cloning techniques, next gen sequencing tools and bioinformatics is preferred. Experience with iPSC culture and differentiation techniques and/or mouse models is a plus.

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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.

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.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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