The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine, seeking to expand both clinical and research programs, invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the Division of Medical Genetics.
Duke’s 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. To learn more about the Division of Medical Genetics, visit our web page:https://pediatrics.duke.edu/divisions/medical-genetics
These position are an excellent opportunity for professional career growth and advancement in a state-of-the art academic medical center:
Clinical Geneticist – To meet our rapidly growing patient population, we seek a Clinical Geneticist to provide outstanding clinical care to our patients and their families.
Clinical or Translational Research – A high priority will be placed on creativity in clinical or translational research and individuals interested in designing and conducting clinical trials with a goal to develop and advance new treatments.
Bench Research with complementary Clinical Practice – We seek to continue to expand our research programs, and a high priority will be placed on creativity in bench research and potential for independent funding. The position will be supported by a competitive start-up package, protected research effort, and state-of-the-art facilities.
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.
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.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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About Duke Health
Duke Health conceptually integrates the Duke University School of Medicine, Duke-NUS Medical School, Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System, Private Diagnostic Clinic (Duke physicians practice), and incorporates the health and health research programs within the Duke Global Health Institute as well as those in schools and centers across Duke University, including the Duke Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy.
Duke Health is committed to conducting innovative basic and clinical research, rapidly translating breakthrough discoveries to patient care and population health, providing a unique educational experience to future clinical and scientific leaders, improving the health of populations, and actively seeking policy and intervention-based solutions to complex global health challenges. Underlying these ambitions is a belief that Duke Health is a destination for outstanding people and a dedication to continually explore new ways to help our people grow, collaborate and succeed.
Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina, one of three cities — Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh — that form North Carolina’s famed Triangle Region. Each of ...the cities is home to a major research university. The triangle area, with a combined triangle-wide population of more than a million people, boasts a robust intellectual climate and broad cultural diversity.