Postdoc Positions at Duke

Postdoc Positions at Duke

Below are some of the postdoctoral positions available at Duke University. Please note that this list is NOT comprehensive. If you do not see a position in your area of interest, you should directly contact Duke faculty who are working in your research area(s) to inquire about possible positions. We also recommend that you use Academic Jobs Online to find postdoctoral positions.

Please Note: Duke faculty and administrative staff should also use Duke University's Academic Jobs Online account to advertise postdoctoral positions. All Duke University / Medical Center schools, departments, and research groups can post positions free of charge at Academic Jobs Online.

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Position Title Department Job Description Deadline
Research or Postdoctoral Associate, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

The Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy at Duke University has an opening for a Research or Postdoctoral Associate, depending on qualifications. The work site for this position will be the Duke-Margolis offices in Washington DC. This...

Postdoctoral Associate - Machine Learning Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Duke University is a world renowned research institution with 2 recent Nobel prize laureates. Currently, we are looking for a Postdoctoral Associate with expertise in deep learning to participate in a federally-funded research program focused on...

Postdoctoral Associate, Immunology Duke Dept of Immunology

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Francis Chan, PhD, in the Department of Immunology at Duke School of Medicine.  The lab is interested in how cell death and inflammation interact with one another in the context of...

Postdoctoral Associate, HIV and Addictions Research Program Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke Medicine

The HIV and Addictions Research Program (HARP), directed by Dr. Christina Meade, is seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow with a strong background in cognitive neuroscience and MRI data analysis. Our team seeks to understand how drug addiction...

Postdoctoral Associate, Immunoengineering for Muscle Regeneration Biomedical Engineering

A postdoctoral associate position is immediately available in the Bursac lab ( to study mechanisms of heteroceullular interactions between myogenic progenitors and...

Postdoctoral Associate, Cell and Gene Therapies for Cardiac Arrhythmias and Heart Failure Department of Biomedical Engineering

Postdoctoral opening in gene- and cell-based therapy for cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure are immediately available in Bursac lab ( We are looking for highly...

Postdoctoral Associates, Addiction, Opioid Use Disorder, Data Science, Data Analysis, Clinical Trials Department of Psychiatry

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with a background in PUBLIC HEALTH, BIOSTATISTICS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFORMATICS, PHARMACOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK, or NURSING looking to cross-train in clinical research that also uses electronic...

Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Cryo-Electron Microscopy Computer Science / Biochemistry

Postdoctoral positions are available in the lab of Dr. Bartesaghi to work on algorithmic and analytic developments in the area of cryo-electron microscopy, including image acquisition, reconstruction, processing, and data analysis.


Postdoctoral Associate, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

The Duke Molecular Physiology Institute (DMPI), a part of Duke University Medical Center, occupies a place of national and international leadership in the fight against major diseases. The DMPI is a multi- and inter-disciplinary Institute at Duke...

Postdoctoral Associate, Duke Comparative Oncology Group/ Department of Orthopaedics Duke Department of Orthopedic Surgery

The Duke Comparative Oncology Group, in conjunction with the Department of Orthopaedics at Duke University Medical Center, is seeking a postdoctoral associate to work at the nexus of comparative evolutionary biology and cancer.  The postdoctoral...