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Duke General Pediatrics/Duke Clinical Research Institute Faculty Position

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2024

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Pediatrics, General
Position Type

Faculty for this position will enhance the breadth and depth of scholarship, teaching, and diversity within the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) and the Duke School of Medicine (SOM). Faculty will have their primary academic appointment in the Duke Department of Pediatrics and a membership appointment with the DCRI.

Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics will contribute to the departments vision to advance the science, training, and clinical service delivery across the Duke SOM and the Duke Health System (DHS). To accomplish this vision, faculty will develop their individual portfolio across all three missions (research, education & training, clinical) as appropriate, and are expected to actively collaborate with investigators, educators, and clinicians across the SOM and DHS.


The precise breakdown of a facultys work across all three missions of the department (research, education and training, clinical) is expected to vary between faculty, and will be subject to ongoing review and adjustment by the faculty members division chief, department chair, DCRI Therapeutic Area Leader, and faculty member.

Research Activities

The faculty will promote and participate in methodological and applied clinical research. Faculty will have the necessary skills to conduct or oversee their proposed research. As appropriate, this includes an understanding of any regulatory requirements for data management and handling, analyses and reporting. Faculty are expected to apply for and win intra- and extra-mural funding. This includes awards driven primarily by the faculty, as well as collaborative awards with others across the SOM. Faculty are also expected to present results of their research work both internally and externally, and submit it for publication to peer reviewed journals. Faculty will serve as a liaison between the DCRI and other researchers across the Duke School of Medicine. It is expected that liaising will result in productive scientific collaborations as evidenced by joint presentations and publications, grant applications, and other academic output between the DCRI and other SOM faculty.

Education and Training Activities

Educational activities include but are not limited to: mentoring; giving lectures; leading seminars and small group teachings; and bedside education. As appropriate, faculty are encouraged to collaborate with educators and mentors across the SOM.

Clinical Service Activities

Where appropriate, faculty may provide clinical services to patients treated at DHS. Such clinical service delivery will be closely coordinated with the relevant SOM departments and centers, and DHS service lines and providers.

Minimum Requirements

An MD, PhD, or PharmD degree and demonstrated commitment towards research, education, or clinical service are required. Significant prior experience in but not limited to clinical research experience, for both government and industry projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, leadership and interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and sponsors are essential.

The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage - there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers - Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Please Note : In order to be considered for this position, you must attach your CV, select SUBMIT APPLICATION, and then complete the Duke required information on the following page .

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