Duke Immunobiology Faculty Position

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 21 Sep 2023

The Department of Integrative Immunobiology (immunobiology.duke.edu), in the Duke University School of Medicine, invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions.

We anticipate making at least one tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Integrative Immunobiology (IIB), but appointments to the rank of Associate or Professor level will be considered for exceptional applicants.

Duke IIB’s research mission is to understand how the immune system functions with an overarching goal of preventing and treating human diseases. We are particularly interested in candidates with research programs focused on innate and adaptive immunity, tumor immunology, and neuroimmunity, but will consider all programs in the broader field of immunobiology.

Please visit immunobiology.duke.edu/join-us to learn more about IIB and our mission.

Qualifications Applicants must have a PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree with a track record of scholarly creativity and productivity, a stated commitment to integrate into our exciting, collaborative, and growing immunobiology community, and a dedication to contribute to our values of equity and service. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a productive and innovative research program, obtain extramural research funding, and participate in graduate and post-graduate training and mentoring.

Application The application package should include a:

  • Cover letter.
  • Curriculum vitae, highlighting the significance and your role in key publications.
  • Three-page research statement that describes past accomplishments (~1 page) and future research plans (~2 pages).
  • One-page statement that addresses your commitment to creating equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments in research and mentoring. This is an important component of the application and should be illustrated by examples from personal experiences and plans for future contributions.
  • List of names and contact information for three references.
  • For more information about the search and application process please visit us at immunobiology.duke.edu/join-us

    All applications should be submitted through: academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25366

    Equity, Diversity & Inclusion The Department of IIB strives to achieve equity, and as such, we value promoting diversity and maintaining an atmosphere of inclusion. We welcome multiple approaches and points of view which provide a bridge to excellence in education and research. We support all IIB members regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation (immunobiology. duke.edu/EDI). Candidates with backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences are especially encouraged to apply. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    We support inclusive research and training environments and are committed to diversifying our faculty ranks.

    Important Dates OCTOBER 15, 2023

    Applications should be received by October 15, 2023 for full consideration.


    Top candidates will be invited to a virtual symposium in late November or early December to present their research and future plans

    JANUARY 2024

    On-campus visits for finalists will be scheduled in January.

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