Interested in joining our lab?

We are currently recruiting at all levels to staff our new lab at Duke University

Graduate Students

Graduate students should apply through Duke’s Graduate School and choose Biomedical Engineering Department as the intended major. Please state the desire to work with Prof. Segura in the application form.

Postdoctoral Scholars

Postdoctoral scholars should send an application package directly to Prof. Segura (, including a cover letter, CV, and brief research proposal describing the topic they wish to study. Any plans to apply for outside funding should be stated in the cover letter. Applicants with backgrounds in dermatology, neuroscience, synthetic chemistry, and microfluidic devices are especially encouraged to apply.

Senior Scientists

Senior scientists that have completed at least 5 years of post doctoral experience elsewhere and are interested in a more permanent position should contact Prof. Segura ( directly with a clear research proposal and career intentions. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a strong interest in mentoring, as well as strong organizational skills and writing ability. Senior scientists are expected to be involved in several projects and to help graduate students advance their projects. Senior scientists should complement the lab and add a strong research point of view that will advance our research programs. Lastly, senior scientists are expected to write research grants.

Scientific Writer and Artist

Looking for an alternative career in science? The Segura Laboratory is looking for a scientific writer and artist who can work with students and Prof. Segura in the preparation of scientific manuscripts and reviews. The Segura Laboratory is looking for an individual who has completed their graduate degree (MS or PhD) and both understands and enjoys scientific writing and the preparation of figures. This positionis intended for a person who is fond of science and working at a university, but does not want to do science in the lab. This position can be full or part-time. Experience with Illustrator is preferred. If interested, contact Prof. Segura (, and include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and figure sample.