Postdoc Positions at Duke
Below are some of the postdoctoral positions available at Duke University. Please note that this list is NOT comprehensive. If you do not see a position in your area of interest, you should directly contact Duke faculty who are working in your research area(s) to inquire about possible positions. To search for faculty, use the Duke Faculty Database: http://fds.duke.edu/db/search.html.
|Position Title||Department||Description||Application Deadline|
|Postdoctoral Associate, Anesthesiology||Department of Anesthesiology||
A postdoc position is immediately available for a project on small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) conjugation in health and disease with special focus on experimental cerebral ischemia/stroke. The goal of the project is to uncover the role of SUMO conjugation in transient brain ischemia, to identify proteins/pathways regulated by SUMOylation, and to develop novel strategies to manipulate the SUMO conjugation pathway for protective and therapeutic purposes.
|Postdoctoral Associate, Toxicology & Environmental Health||Nicholas School of the Environment||
The Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP) is accepting applications for the Leon Golberg Postdoctoral Fellowship (funded by RJRT). The fellowship offers salary funding at the NIH pay scale, an appointment as a Duke University Postdoctoral Associate, and health insurance. Fellows spend up to two years under the guidance of an ITEHP faculty mentor.
|Postdoctoral Associate, Sociology||Sociology||
The Duke University Department of Sociology invites applications for a postdoctoral associate position. Selected candidate will collaborate with Lisa Keister on a research project on aspects of inequality and stratification and will be invited to participate fully in all department talks, workshops, and other activities. The ideal candidate would have significant quantitative analysis skills and knowledge of relevant data sets. The term of appointment is one year, beginning September 1, 2014.
|Postdoctoral Associate, Neurology||Department of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center||
The laboratory of Dr. Chiba-Falek is seeking a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral associate to study the genetic factors and molecular mechanisms underlying a group of neurodegenerative diseases, Œsynucleinopathies¹. The goal of the project is to identify regulatory variants in the non-coding regions of the SNCA gene and explore their functional contribution to a broader spectrum of LB pathologies. The project involves observational studies in human brain tissues complemented by bioinformatics analyses and cell-based model experiments.
|Postdoctoral Associate, Pathology||Brain Tumor Center & Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Institute. Department of Pathology, Duke School of Medicine||
The Pathology Department is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate immediately to work on projects dedicated to understanding pediatric brain tumors, employing genetic and epigenetic approaches. We provide a friendly, fun and stimulating research environment. Individuals who truly love and enjoy biomedical research are encouraged to apply.
|Postdoctoral Associate, Pathology||Pathology Department||
A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the areas of signal transduction and cancer biology. The goal of the project is elucidate the signaling pathways activated after ligation of the cell surface receptor, GRP78. These studies will contribute to the development of novel anti-cancer treatments and will also identify key roles for GRP78 in metabolism in addition to cancer progression and metastasis.
|Postdoctoral Associate, Pediatrics/MGM||Pediatrics/MGM, Duke School of Medicine||
We are seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to work on a Department of Defense-funded translational research project for the development of novel anti-infective therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of urinary tract infection in spinal cord injury.
The position entails in vitro and in vivo studies of therapeutic delivery and efficacy.
|Postdoctoral Associate, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences||Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke School of Medicine||
Substance use and abuse research: epidemiology, addiction treatment clinical trials (tobacco, alcohol, drugs).
Position entails managing research projects, analyzing data files, conducting literature reviews, preparing reports, and writing manuscripts.