POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE at Duke University

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Durham, North Carolina





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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 humanhealth 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.

Occ Summary Conduct independent research activities under the guidanc e of a facultymentor in preparation for a fullffullfull time academic or research career. Work Performed DEFINITION: procedur es.The Postdoctoral Appointee holds a PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g.S cD, MD, DVM).Candidates with non-USdegrees may be required to provide pr oof of degree equivalency.1. A candidate may also be appointed to a post doctoral position if thecandidate has completed all of tofof tof the req uirementsfor a degree but the degree has not been formally conferred: in thiscase, the candidate may prepresent evidence ofcompletion of the deg ree requirements, together with a statementdocumenting the date on which ththe degree is to beconferred. Ifthe degree is not conferred by this p rojected date, thepostdoctoral appointment may bbe terminated.2. Note fo r international candidates: Generally, immigrationclassifications (e.g., H-1B, J-1, etc.) rerequire that the requisite degree be conferred befor e a petition can befiledor a visa document isissued to sponsor the indi vidual.The term of the appointment is limited (see Section 5 of the Post docPolicy for length of aappointment).The appointment involves substanti ally full-time research orscholarship, and may include teaching responsi bilities.responsiresponsibilities.responsibilities.The appointment is ge nerally preparatory for a full time academic orresearch career.The appoi ntment is not part of a clinical training program, unlessresearch traini ng under the supervision ofsupervissupervision ofsupervision of a senior mentor is the primary purpose of the appointment.The Postdoctoral Appoin tee functions under the supervision of a mentoror a department at Duke U niversity. UniverUniversity. University.The Postdoctoral Appointee is ex pected to publish the results of his orher research or scholarship durin g the pdurinduring the pduring the period ofthe appointment.EXPECTATION: The conscientious discharge of research or scholarshipresponsibilities, which may include teachingteaching responsibilities for Postdoctoral Ass ociates Conformance tostandards of responsible conduct iconconduct icond uct in researchCompliance with good scholarly and research practiceMaint enance of a laboratory notebook and/or other comparable records ofresear ch activity, which remainsreremainsremains the propertyof Duke Universit y uponterminationAdherence to University standards regarding use of isot opes, chemicals,infectious agents, animanimals, human subjects,and thel ikeOpen and timely discussion with the mentor regarding all facets of th ePostdoctoral Appointee's reresearch activities.Postdoctoral Appointees are encouraged to consult the AAMC CompactBetween Postdoctoral AAppointe es and TheirMentors for suggested guidelines for the Postdoctoral Appoin tee-mentorrelationshipPrompt disclosure to the mentor regarding the poss ession and desire todistribute materials, reagentrreagentreagents, softw are,copyrightable and potentially patentable discoveries derived from th ePostdoctoral Appointee'sresearch.Collegial conduct towards members of t he research group and others asdescribed in the Duke Univ UnivUniversity School ofMedicine Honor Code of Professional Conduct and other relevant conductpolicies pertaining to othother schools at DukeUniversity.Compli ance with all applicable University and departmental policies and Knowle dge, Skills and Abilities See job description for requirements.


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