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  • Hiring a Post-doctoral Associate at Duke University School of Medicine in McNulty Lab


    Requisition Number:: 123848
    Date: Jun 2, 2021

    Durham, NC, US, 27710

    Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER

    Post-doctoral Position in the McNulty lab at Duke University to study Meniscus Mechanotransduction and Tissue Repair for an NIH R01 funded project

    The Postdoctoral Appointee must holds a PhD or equivalent doctorate. The ideal candidate would have a biomedical engineering or cell and molecular biology background and experience performing wet lab experiments. The post-doctoral appointee is expected to conduct independent research activities under the guidance of Dr. Amy McNulty in preparation for a full time academic or research career. This post-doctoral appointee will work on identifying critical mechanotransduction pathways in meniscus and modulate these pathways to promote meniscus repair and prevent osteoarthritis development.


    The Postdoctoral appointee will be responsible for tensile stretch and fluid flow experiments, cell and tissue culture, computational modeling, calcium signaling, molecular biology, biochemistry, and mechanical testing. This project will also involve an animal model experiment. He/she will focus on project planning, performing and troubleshooting experiments, data analysis, interpretation, presentation of results, and writing of manuscripts. The Postdoctoral Appointee is expected to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appointment. He/she will have regular meetings with the mentors regarding all facets of research activities and will work closely with other team members.

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