POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  235037
Regular or Temporary:  Regular
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Feb 21, 2024
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.

Occ Summary

Conduct independent research activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor in preparation for a full time academic or research career.

 

Work Performed

 

You will be contribu ting to NIH-funded program in the Terrando lab studying the mechanisms underlying delirium superimposed on dementia, including aspects of how inflammation drives neurovascular unit dysfunction and glia activation. Yo u will be leveraging various techniques, including advanced genomic, organ-on-chip technologies, animal models, microscopy, and innovative thera pies. You will have access to a vibrant community of collaborators both within Duke and experts across the US to provide dedicated training and resources to advance the aims on thisgrant.

 

Knowledge, Skil ls and Abilities

 

Min Degree Requirements:  Ph. D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g. Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M.).

Other Credential/Experiential Requirements:  The incumbent must be a true post-doctoral fellow registered with the Post Doc Office and per the following requirements:

  • The term of this appointment is limited (5 years with a possible extension for an additional year)
  • The appointment involves substantially full-time research or schol arship, which may include teaching responsibilities.
  • The appoint ment is viewed as preparatory for a full time academic or research caree r.
  • The appointment is not part of a clinical research training p rogram, unless research training under the supervision of a senior mento r is a primary purpose of the appointment.
  • The appointeeworks u nder the supervision of a scholar or a department at Duke University.
  • The appointee has the freedom, and is expected to publish the resu lts of his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appoi ntment.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

Education

See job description for education requirements.

 

Experience

 

See job description for requirements.

 

Duke 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.

 

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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob 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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