Postdoctoral Associate Duke University School of Medicine United States

Req ID: 247
Date: Aug 25, 2019
Location: Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER
School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Postdoctoral Position in Influenza Virus Pathogenesis

The Heaton Laboratory has an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate at the Duke University School of Medicine. We are seeking a motivated person to take on projects defining host factors thatare able to control influenza virus replication, and then determining the mechanisms behind how those factors affect the virus. To address these questions, we will utilize high-throughput genomic screening approaches, primary cell culture systems, and animal models of influenza disease. This is expected to be at least a two-year position and is fully funded by the NIH. Recent Ph.D. graduates (or people about to graduate) with interest in this topic are encouraged to apply. We value diversity of backgrounds and experience, so if you aren’t an expert in all of the approaches we use, that’s just fine! Our lab is a training environment; we are primarily interested in recruiting people who love science and are willing to put in the work to achieve their goals.

Min Degree Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g. Sc.D.,M.D., D.V.M.). If the candidate has completed all of the requirements for a degree, but the degree has not been formally conferred; the candidate may present evidence of completion of the degree requirements, together with a statement documenting the date on which the d the degree is to be conferred.

Other Credential/Experiential Requirements: This position is limited to those with no more than 5 years combined of Duke and external postdoctoral experience, or no more than 4 years of Duke ex experience if that is the only postdoctoral experience.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh


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