Research Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!
Position ID:Duke -BME -DUKENIGHTINGALERA [#24434, 1361]
Position Title: 
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map ]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/02/28, listed until 2023/08/28)
Position Description:  Apply    
The Nightingale lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University invites applications for a Research Associate position. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a related field, with experience in programming diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems, computer programming and algorithm development, machine learning, and acoustic output characterization. Experience with prostate imaging and clinical trial management is also desirable. The job will entail supporting all aspects of the research being performed in the Nightingale lab. 
Responsibilities will include: 
1. Technical implementation of in vivo ultrasound guided targeted prostate biopsy studies
2. Algorithm development for image contrast enhancement and biopsy targeting 
3. Multi-modality prostate imaging data analysis 
4. Performing acoustic output measurements 
5. Providing general assistance and input into other ongoing studies in the Nightingale lab 
Applicants should submit: a curriculum vitae; names and contact information for three references; and expected date of availability.
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