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Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
 
The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center invites applications for the position of Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Candidates should be clinician-scientists with an established clinical or laboratory research program in interventional cardiology and should qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure. The Duke Division of Pediatric Cardiology is among the top programs in the country according to US News and World Report rankings. Current strengths include programs in multi-centered device trials, heart failure, transplantation, electrophysiology, cardiac imaging, and complex congenital surgeries. The successful candidate will have opportunities for major interactions with the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Adult Cardiology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke Translational Medicine Institute, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy and other relevant groups at Duke and will benefit from resources and a stimulating, collaborative environment within the Department of Pediatrics and across the Duke campus.
 
Interested individuals should submit a statement of academic interests and a curriculum vitae to:
 
Jennifer S. Li, MD MHS
Beverly C. Morgan Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
Box 3090 DUMC
 
Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply.   
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 
 
Chief of the Pediatric Division of Nephrology
 
The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center invites applications for the position of Chief of the Division of Nephrology. Candidates should be clinician investigators with an established, highly competitive clinical or laboratory research program in nephrology and should qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure. Current strengths in the Division of Nephrology include clinical programs in acute and chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, lupus nephritis, kidney stone disease, genetic renal diseases, renal transplant, and general nephrology. The successful candidate will have opportunities for major interactions with the Division of Adult Nephrology, the Division of Pediatric Urology, the Division of Transplant Surgery, the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, the Duke Center for Human Genetics, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute, the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the Department of Cell Biology, and other relevant groups at Duke and will benefit from resources and a stimulating, collaborative environment within the Department of Pediatrics and across the Duke campus.
 
Interested individuals should submit a statement of academic interests and a curriculum vitae to:

Ira Cheifetz, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Duke University Medical Center
Children’s Health Center, Room T901
DUMC Box 3352
Durham, NC 27710 
Email: cheif002@mc.duke.edu 

Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply.   
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 

Chief of the Pediatric Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine 

The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center invites applications for the position of Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. Candidates should be physician investigators with an established, highly competitive clinical or laboratory research program in pulmonology and should qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure. Current strengths in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine include: clinical programs in cystic fibrosis, asthma, neuromuscular disease, sleep medicine, and general pulmonology; clinical research in cystic fibrosis, asthma, and bronchopulmonary dysplasia; laboratory research in inflammatory airways disease; participation in the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Network, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutic Development Network, and the Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program; and an NIH fellowship training grant in pediatric pulmonology. Important institutional resources include the Neonatal-Perinatal Research Institute; the Pediatric Genetics and Genomics Research Center; the Duke Asthma, Allergy, and Airway Center; the Duke Clinical Research Institute; the Duke Translational Medicine Institute; and the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy; among others. The successful candidate will have opportunities for major interactions with members of the Division of Adult Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonology, and Allergy and other relevant groups at Duke and for relationships with individuals at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Environmental Protection Agency and will benefit from resources and a stimulating, collaborative environment within the Department of Pediatrics and across the Duke campus.
 
Interested individuals should submit a statement of academic interests and a curriculum vitae to:

Ira Cheifetz, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Duke University Medical Center
5269B Hospital North
DUMC Box 3046
Durham, NC 27710 
Email: ira.cheifetz@duke.edu

Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply.   
 
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 

Pediatric Neurology 
The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center invites applications for faculty positions at the Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, clinician-investigator or clinician-educator tracks in the Division of Pediatric Neurology.   
 
Eligible candidates must hold an MD degree and be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.   
High priority will be placed on having a specific area of clinical and research interest, strong clinical and teaching backgrounds, creativity, and potential for independent funding. Excellent resources and support packages are available.
 
Interested individuals should submit a CV and a statement of interest to:
 
Mohamad A. Mikati, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
DUMC Box 3936
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710
Email: mohamad.mikati@duke.edu 
 
Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply.  
 
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 
Global Neonatologist
 
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) seek a neonatologist with the training, interest, and expertise to undertake research on issues related to neonatal mortality in developing countries. This individual will be able to leverage existing DGHI field sites for research projects and will have the opportunity to interact with other faculty in the Department of Pediatrics with strong global health interests and expertise.
 
Candidates should be board certified in Neonatology and have experience working in developing countries. A master's degree in public health or other related field is recommended but not required depending on the candidate’s expertise. An appointment will be made at a level commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
 
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and list of references to: 
 
Ronald Goldberg, MD
Chief, Division of Neonatology
Department of Pediatrics
Box 2739
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710   
Email:    goldb008@mc.duke.edu  
 
Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply.  
 
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
 
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Physician Scientist, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology/Department of Immunology
 

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Department of Immunology at Duke University Medical Center seek an established physician scientist who has a track record of success in the field of basic immunology with an emphasis on primary immunodeficiency and potential for translational research. This individual will expand existing strengths in basic and clinical immunology at Duke and will contribute to graduate education. There will be additional opportunities to contribute to the Program in Microbial Pathogenesis, Emerging Infections, and Host Defense and to broaden collaborations with the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute, the Duke Human Vaccine Institute, the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and other groups across the Duke University campus.  

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and list of references via email to either: 
 
Thomas Kinney, MD
Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Children’s Health Center, Room T901
DUMC Box 3352
Durham, NC 27710 
Email: kinne001@mc.duke.edu 
 
Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply.   
 
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
 
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Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 

The Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center invites applications for a junior or mid-level faculty position on the clinician-educator track, with responsibilities primarily in the Duke Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic in Raleigh, NC. The position will also involve regular clinical responsibilities in the Duke Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic in Fayetteville, NC and at Duke Children’s Hospital in Durham. Eligible candidates must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board certified or board eligible in Gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics.

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition has a long history of strong clinical service, excellence in teaching, and cutting edge clinical research and currently includes 5 other faculty. Clinical support personnel include four endoscopy nurses, an endoscopy technician, three nurse clinicians, a nurse practitioner, a research nurse coordinator, and a dedicated nutritionist. Clinical facilities include a state-of-the art ambulatory building in Raleigh and a dedicated pediatric endoscopy suite at Duke Children’s Hospital in Durham. Clinical activities are facilitated by excellent relationships with the Division of Adult Gastroenterology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Radiology, Pathology, and the full spectrum of pediatric subspecialty expertise. The research environment is robust, including the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute, and strong basic sciences.

The Research Triangle area  (including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill) is a wonderful place to live, with rich cultural opportunities, ample outdoor activities, proximity to the beaches and the mountains, and a mild climate.  
 
Interested individuals should send a CV and a brief summary of career interests to:
 
Richard Noel, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics
DUMC Box 102375
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710 
Email:  richard.noel@duke.edu    
 
Qualified candidates of all genders, races, and religions are encouraged to apply.  
 
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
 
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