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Physician Scientist Faculty

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Duke University

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Durham, North Carolina

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Wed, 03 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Physician-Scientist Faculty Search in Basic Cardiovascular Research Duke Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC)Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine The Duke CVRC is interested in hiring physician-scientists as tenure-track faculty members at the rank of Assistant Professor. An appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level may be possible for exceptional senior applicants. The Duke CVRC seeks to: (1) support research that generates new knowledge through discoveries that increase our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular disease; (2) advance novel diagnostic strategies and biomarkers for stratifying risk; (3) identify new targets for therapy; and (4) develop new opportunities for enhancing clinical care. We invite applications from accomplished candidates with clinical and research expertise that is broadly applicable to cardiovascular disease and the mission of the CVRC. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) electrophysiology, regenerative medicine, genomics, and cellular signaling. Candidates will be considered if they are active clinicians and have demonstrated excellence in basic biomedical research with a track record of outstanding scientific accomplishment. Applicants with an MD or MD/PhD will be considered the most competitive. Applicants must be either U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals or individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residence, and also be eligible for NIH and other federal funding. Women and candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a 3-page total summary of accomplishments and research plans, and at least 3 letters of recommendation by January 18, 2021. Questions may be directed to the attention of Dr. Maria Rapoza, Executive Director of the CVRC , Dr. Chris Holley, Associate Director of the CVRC , and Dr. Howard Rockman, Director of the CVRC and Edward S. Orgain Professor of Cardiology in the School of Medicine . 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. 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. Category: Cardiovascular Research