Researcher in Orthopaedics

Duke University

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Researcher in Orthopaedics

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  229458
Regular or Temporary:  Regular

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Jun 11, 2023
School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Duke University’s Department ofOrthopaedic Surgery has an immediate opening for a Research Analyst I.

Occupational Summary

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Aunique opportunity to partner with an aca demic orthopaedic surgeon to plan,organize and conduct cutting-edge tran slational research designed to improvebone healing in traumatically inju red patients. Through in vivo and in vitro investi gation, the research partnerwill perform a variety of complex and indepe ndent activities with the goal tomake meaningful contributions to scient ific discovery and innovation. Thisexcitingposition will foster opportu nities for professional growth andpersonal enrichment as a lead role wit hin a team of students, researchers, andclinicians.  </span >


Work Performed


Design, execute,and document in vitro an d in vivo experiments focused onunderstanding and improving bon e healing with an emphasis on clinical relevance

Esta blish and maintainprotocols consistent with best practices for basic and translational research

Collect,evaluate, and interpr etdata and prepare oral presentations or written reports detailingprogr ess, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions.

Confer with the principalinvestigator to take a lead role in the preparatio n of manuscripts andproposals related to the scope of the lab. </ p>

Supervise thework of team members engaged in experiments and data collection related to theresearch investigation

Attend routinelab meetings and events in the spirit of teamwork, collabo ration andcollegiately

Performother related duties in cidental to the work described herein.


Theabove statements describe the general nature and level of work being performedbyindividuals assigned to this classifica tion. This is not intended to be anexhaustive list of all responsibiliti es and duties required of personnel soclassified. </ p>

Minimum Qualifications



Work requires a bachelor's degree in a field related to the specific position.


Work requires two years of experience in research/data analysis or related position. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


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