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Duke Clinical Research Institute
United States, North Carolina, Durham
300 West Morgan Street (Show on map)
October 15, 2023

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Durham, NC, US, 27710

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Oct 21, 2023

School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Grant/sponsor funded [50% or more external]

A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Rahima Zennadi at Duke University. We are seeking to recruit a productive postdoctoral associate with a demonstrated potential to develop an independent research career. Candidates with skills in molecular biology and bioinformatics in particular are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will conduct independent studies in both cardiovascular and cerebrovascular sciences, utilizing cutting edge technologies to address significant clinical problems, including sickle cell disease, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease. As such these projects are highly competitive for the postdoc to faculty transitional funding mechanisms at various agencies such as the NIH, NSF, and the AHA. The lab is very well funded and has been recognized for significant contributions to the field of sickle cell disease and aging. The Hematology division at Duke offers a highly diverse and collaborative academic environment with state of the art core facilities. Please apply for the position through the website, and send curriculum vitae and contact info of references to: Rahima Zennadi, Ph.D at zenna001@mc.duke.edu


1. Extensive research training in bioinformatics

2. Training in the biological sciences

3. Proper documentation/record-keeping

4. Expertise and understanding principals in molecular biology

Preferred qualifications:

1. Understanding or knowledge of human and murine hematopoiesis

2. experience in computer science

Minimum Qualifications


See job description for education requirements.


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