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Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Dermatology

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  191928
Regular or Temporary:  Regular

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Sep 9, 2022

This Position is Fully Grant Funded

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 of Dermatology has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Associate in the  laboratory of Dr. Chuan-Yuan Li.  


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We are seeking outstanding PhD (or equivalent) applicants with strong background in molecular and cellular biology. Areas of interest include in vivo tumor biology and cancer immunology. Expertise and training in bioinformatics is a plus. The Li lab is interested in a variety of areas such as skin cancer, stem cell biology, and wound healing (Hu et al, JCI, 2021, 131: e139333; Liu et al, Nature, 2020, 588:693-698; Liu et al, Cell Research, 2017, doi: 10.1038/cr.2017.41; Liu et al, Mol. Cell, 2015, 58:284-296;). The position will be available until filled.



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