Duke University, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Position ID:Duke-MGM-DMCRAP [#21520, 1537]
Position Title: Assistant Research Professor - Regular Rank - Non-tenure track
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Bioinformatics
Molecular Biology
Biology / Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, Computational biology, Systems biology
Appl Deadline:2022/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/03/28, finished 2022/11/05)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Assistant Research Professor and Assistant Director in the Duke Microbiome Center

The Duke Microbiome Center (DMC) and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at the Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor that will also serve as Assistant Director of the DMC. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of microbiome science including relevant molecular, bioinformatic, biostatistic, and microbiological methods. They will also have strong demonstrated skills in study design, sample or data collection, pipeline development, data analysis, results interpretation, manuscript writing, and grant proposal preparation. The ideal candidate will have a productive record of collaborative research and project management, and will engage in diverse collaborations with faculty in the DMC and across Duke University. This position also provides opportunities to lead projects or team research initiatives, as well as develop grant applications. The candidate will be expected to interact closely with the Duke Microbiome Core Facility and contribute to its scientific direction. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop, organize, and facilitate educational and community building activities within the DMC.

Applicants must apply online to be considered for the position and should include a cover letter, CV including publication list, statement of past and planned research and collaborative activities (3 pages maximum), and the contact information for three letters of reference. References must submit their letters independently and not be attached by applicant. On your cover sheet in the References section, you can check the box, email or email again, which will send instructions to your reference writer(s).

The candidate should possess a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: microbiome science, microbiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, genomics, systems biology, computational biology, or a related discipline. A record of verifiable and published research in microbiome science is required; the potential to obtain extramural funding is strongly preferred. Excellent teamwork, organization, and communication skills are required. Applicants resumes will be continued to be reviewed after the closing date of April 30, 2022.

Duke University School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
268 CARL, Box 3054
Durham, NC 27710