Faculty Appointment

Duke University


ID: 7059758
Posted: August 26, 2019
Application Deadline: October 23, 2019

Job Description

The Translating Duke Health Initiative invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position for an individual conducting basic research related to the mechanisms of neurodegenerative or neuropsychiatric disease. We are especially interested in recruiting a molecular or cellular neurobiologist investigating brain mechanisms that underlie susceptibility to brain disorders or that contribute to biological resilience, repair or regeneration. The appointment will be in one or more of the Departments of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Neurobiology, or Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, depending on the fit. Applicants using any model organism are encouraged. Successful candidates will have track records of creativity and productivity, demonstrated potential for outstanding future achievements, and a desire to participate in an exciting, collaborative, and growing community of academic scientists studying diseases that affect the brain. They will be expected to mount a productive and innovative research program, to obtain outside funding, and to participate actively in graduate education. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Qualified women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2019, although applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of current and proposed research (maximum 3 pages), reprints of 3 key publications, and 3 letters of recommendation to:


Questions may be directed to Stephen Lisberger, Convener of the Neuroscience pillar of the Translating Duke Health Initiative, lisberger@neuro.duke.edu or Cagla Eroglu, Chair of the Search Committee: cagla.eroglu@duke.edu

Duke University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.


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