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Faculty Position in Immunology - Duke University Medical Center

Application deadline:  The application period closes October 20, 2017.
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The Department of Immunology at Duke University Medical Center invites applications from early to mid-career investigators for TENURE-TRACK or TENURE-ELIGIBLE faculty positions.  Outstanding candidates working in all areas of immunology are invited to apply.  The successful applicant will join a highly interactive group of immunologists within the Department of Immunology and an outstanding immunology, basic science and translational science community at Duke University Medical Center.  The Department boasts a vibrant graduate program and offers ample laboratory space and a highly competitive start-up package, including salary support. 

The Department and the School of Medicine are committed to creating a diverse workforce and offer numerous resources for faculty mentoring and career development. 

The Department and the School of Medicine are also committed to creating an outstanding and inclusive training environment and seek candidates who would like to contribute to such an environment.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, significant postdoctoral experience, and a record of outstanding research productivity.  Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement describing previous experiences and/or future goals in mentoring and in fostering diversity in science, and the names of three references.  Application deadline:  October 20, 2017.

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.

Why Choose Duke?

School of Medicine Office for Faculty: Our office strives to promote faculty success and well-being through professional development programming, structured mentoring, and institutional research and policy development. The Office for Faculty has three primary areas of focus – faculty development, faculty mentoring, and faculty professionalism. Within the Office for Faculty, dedicated teams support faculty development and mentoring programs designed to provide School of Medicine faculty with the tools and resources needed to navigate their careers.

  • Faculty Development: Offers grant writing workshops, leadership development programs, a professional development seminar series and networking events.
  • Faculty Mentoring: Aims to support the strong mentoring community within the School of Medicine. Works to promote faculty success and well-being by offering tools needed to successfully navigate a career at Duke.  The enclosed programming is designed to help junior faculty members write successful grant applications for an ever competitive funding environment. 

School of Medicine Office of Diversity & Inclusion:  A fundamental goal of the School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is to help to foster a climate where all members of our faculty, students and staff experience a true sense of belonging and feel that they matter, can thrive and contribute their best work.

The Office of Biomedical Graduate Diversity:  The Office of Biomedical Graduate Diversity (OBGD) contributes to the diverse scientific climate within the Biomedical Graduate Programs in the School of Medicine; working to bring talented underrepresented graduate students to Duke and enriching their experiences over the course of their doctoral studies. OBGD hosts a series of programs including professional development opportunities, academic enrichment groups, mentoring programs, and social activities.


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