Duke Director of Research


The Division of Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences at the Duke School of Medicine seeks applicants for the position of Director of Research to direct and advance its thriving research enterprise.

The ideal candidate is a nationally or internationally respected researcher, MD and/or PhD (or other doctorate degree) with the skills necessary to develop an integrated collaborative academic strategy that meaningfully engages the research institutes, hospitals, the community, industry, and other Departments and programs.

Expertise in epidemiology, health policy, and health economics would be viewed favorably. Epidemiologists and candidates interested in the communication sciences and population health are also welcomed

Speech Pathologists and Audiologists with a doctoral degree and research portfolio are encouraged to apply. Prior NIH funding and knowledge of the NIH is desirable but not an absolute requirement.   

The Greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, with a population of over two million residents, offers diverse opportunity.  From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage – there are options for every lifestyle. The area is family-friendly, while offering young singles many options for an active outdoor and social scene. The Research Triangle Park (RTP), a globally prominent high-tech research and development center, was conceived around the three main academic centers in the region - Duke, UNC, and NC State. This trio of world-renowned universities coupled with the bio-tech companies of RTP, has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient and nationally recognized as a great place to live. Coupled with great schools, premier shopping and a reasonable cost of living - there is truly something here for everyone!            

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