RESEARCH SCHOLAR - Urology

Updated: about 5 hours ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA

School of Medicine:

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Research Position in Image-guided Urologic Cancer Treatment

The position includes involvement in the Urology Division's research activities as follows: imaging
[MRI, ultrasound etc.] and image-targeted focal therapy [cryosurgery, HIFU, laser, etc.], data
entry and database management, statistical analysis, manuscript preparation and submission,
immunohistochemistry, pathologic mapping of prostate cancer specimens, developing new
imaging technologies, interfacing with interdepartmental research particularly biomedical
engineering, radiology and pathology, design and implementation of clinical trials, writing and
submitting grants and other funding mechanisms, animal experiments, collaboration with
researchers within and outside Duke, preparation of PowerPoint slides for presentation,
production of teaching videos/book chapters/and posters, among other academic and scholarly
pursuits.

Required skills: passion and energy; software: MS Word, Excel, RedCap, Powerpoint;
experience with: writing manuscripts, statistical analysis, familiarity with prostate and kidney
cancer including the literature; proficiency with English

Supervisor: Thomas Polascik, MD, FACS
Location: Duke South, Yellow Zone, room 1080

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