Duke Health Seeks Clinical/Translational Investigator For Duke Brain Stimulation Program

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Sep 15, 2023
Position Type
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine is looking to expand its brain stimulation program. We are seeking a clinical/translational investigator who can lead an interdisciplinary research program integrating preclinical insights with novel human clinical trials. Duke has a long tradition of clinical care, research, and education in the area of brain stimulation. The Duke Electroconvulsive Therapy Clinic provides cutting-edge clinical care, and the Duke Brain Stimulation Research Center offers brain stimulation research services for members of the Duke community. A range of brain stimulation techniques are developed and utilized at Duke, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS), transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), deep brain stimulation (DBS), and magnetogenetics.

The candidate will be expected to maintain their own active program of brain stimulation research with extramural support. Duke faculty and staff are part of a premier academic medical center dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University offers a rich intellectual and scientific environment facilitated by several institutes designed to promote interdisciplinary research. Duke Health encompasses one of the largest biomedical research enterprises in the country and Duke University, together with Duke University Hospital, is the regions leader in developing the next generation of clinicians and researchers. The candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in leading efforts to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion and will exemplify the Duke Health values of excellence, integrity, teamwork, respect, and innovation.

Candidates must hold an MD, MD/PhD, or Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited university and be eligible for licensure as a psychologist or psychiatrist in North Carolina. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are encourage to apply. Salary, rank and tenure status are contingent upon candidate qualifications. The rank and tenure status awarded in alignment with the Duke School of Medicines promotion and tenure policy. Duke offers an excellent benefits package and support for relocation.

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