The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the Division of Medical Genetics.
The Division of Medical Genetics has a long history of strong laboratory, translational and clinical research programs centered on lysosomal and glycogen storage disorders, autism, Fragile X syndrome, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, Down syndrome, spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, hypophosphatasia, and identifying patients with an undiagnosed disease through the Undiagnosed Disease Network. We seek to continue to expand our research and clinical programs, and a high priority will be placed on creativity in clinical or translational research and individuals interested in the design and conduct of clinical trials with a goal to develop and advance new treatments.
Candidates should be physician-scientists with an interest in clinical and/or translational research. Eligible candidates must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and be qualified for licensure in North Carolina. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Clinical Genetics, and/or Medical Biochemical or Clinical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. This position is an excellent opportunity for professional career growth and advancement in a state-of-the art academic medical center.
The Greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill is family-friendly while offering vibrant dining, arts, and cultural activities. The Research Triangle Park, a globally prominent high-tech research and development center conceived around the three academic centers in the region, has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient and nationally recognized as a great place to live and work.