The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the Division of Medical Genetics.
The Division of Medical Genetics has a long history of strong laboratory, translational and clinical research programs centered on lysosomal and glycogen storage disorders, autism, Fragile X syndrome, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, Down syndrome, spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, hypophosphatasia, and identifying patients with an undiagnosed disease through the Undiagnosed Disease Network. We seek to continue to expand our clinical programs by adding a new faculty member. The position will be 80% clinical and 20% teaching and research.
Candidates should be physicians with an interest in clinical work. This position is 90% clinical and10% academic. Eligible candidates must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and be qualified for licensure in North Carolina. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Clinical Genetics, and/or Medical Biochemical or Clinical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. This position is an excellent opportunity for professional career growth and advancement in a state-of-the art academic medical center.
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