Durham, North Carolina

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.


We are seeking a Research Scholar in our Division of Surgical Sciences.

Duties Performed:

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  • Perform research projects and implement new assays fo r evaluation of antibody functionalmeasurements to inform human clinica l and pre-clinical trials for HIV.

  • Be responsible for designing and executing research projects in collaboration with the PI.

  • In addition, the Research Scholar will h ave a lead role in developing and implementing standard operating proced ures and leading efforts to qualify and validate new assays.
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    • Responsibilities include researching new products, test s, and methods and reporting on relative feasibility, quality, and benef its of new developments;collating and analyzing complex data setsin coo rdination with the statistical team; and summarizing completed protocols and studies in the form of presentations and manuscripts for publicatio n.

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    PhD in a related field.

    Minimum Qualifications


    See job description for education requirements.


    See job description for requirements.


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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.


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Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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