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RESEARCH & DEV ENGINEER I
Radiology - General

The Xenon MRI Shared Resource(https://sites.duke.edu/driehuyslab/) at Duke University is recruiting a Operator/Data Analyst to support magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) research using hyperpolarizedxenon.
Our team is developing this technology as a novel means of imaging lung in both patients and animal models of pulmonary disease.
Hyperpolarization is a laserbased process that enhances MRI signal of xenon gas by a factor of 100,000 to allow for highresolution, noninvasive MRI of pulmonary disease.
The person in this position will operate and maintain the devices that generate the hyperpolarized gas as well as to support the image analysis.
Operate polarizers and associated equipment
Follow standard operating procedures
Record and track key data for quality assurance
Assist with maintenance and minor repairs of equipment
Transfer, archive, process and analyze imaging data from MRI Studies Develop and participate in additional research projects as schedule permits
Ensure compliance with applicable safety and efficacy requirements

Preferences
Completed a BS or similar degree in physical sciences or engineering (preferably biomedical, mechanical, electrical or computer.)
Qualified applicants should have demonstrated hands-on technical capabilities, and experience operating various types of scientific or manufacturing equipment.
Optionally prior experience with lasers or vacuum and gas handling technology may be beneficial.

Requisition Number
401515273

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1817 RESEARCH & DEV ENGINEER I

Job Family Level
10

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University 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 essential job 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.

Education

Work requires a thorough knowledge of the principles of engineering and related natural sciences acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree program in an Engineering science or a related natural science such as Physics or Chemistry. Due to professional exemption, equivalent experience cannot be substituted for bachelor's degree.

Experience

None required.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job 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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Posted: 11/8/2018
Application Due: 1/7/2019
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