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 Duke Careers and Academic Jobs Online to search for postdoctoral positions.

PLEASE NOTE: As of November 1, 2018, Duke faculty and administrative staff are required to use Duke Success Factors and/or Academic Jobs Online to advertise postdoctoral positions. Please contact your departmental hiring manager and/or HR Management Center for guidelines.


To post on Academic Jobs Online:

  • All Duke University / Medical Center schools, departments, and research groups can post positions free of charge at Academic Jobs Online. Please contact your departmental hiring manager to see if you are also required to post through Duke SuccessFactors.
  • First, check to see if your department is already listed as a Duke employer at
  • If not, submit a New Employer Request Form at After your request has been approved, you will be able to log in to set up your account and post jobs.
  • If you have general questions, email For specific questions on posting Provost's Area positions, email Donna Boyd in the Faculty Affairs Office.

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Position Title Department Job Description Deadline
Postdoctoral Associate in Media Theory The Program in Literature

The Program in Literature at Duke University invites applications for a postdoctoral associate in Media Theory for the 2023-2024academic year.  We welcome candidates with doctorates in all disciplines and who specialize in any...

Postdoctoral Associate, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a full time opening for a Postdoctoral Associate in the Division of Reproductive Sciences (Feng Lab). The postdoctoral associate will be working in the area of placental...

Postdoctoral Associate Medicine

Dr. Sudha Shenoy’s laboratory is seeking a recent PhD graduate interested in the study of signaling and trafficking of seven-transmembrane/G-protein-coupled receptors (7TMR/GPCRs). 7TMRs/GPCRs are the largest and most diverse...

Postdoctoral Associate, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Medicine

Dynamic, translationally oriented lab group seeking motivated postdoctoral fellow to drive new Federally funded project addressing molecular mediators of red blood cell (native and transfused) responses to sepsis. The successful applicant will...

Postdoctoral Associate, Infectious Disease / Center for Infectious Disease Diagnostics & Innovation Medicine / Infectious Disease

The Center for Infectious Disease Diagnostics & Innovation (CIDDI) is looking for a passionate and talented scientist to join our group. We offer the opportunity for mentorship and career growth. Our group is at the...

Postdoctoral Associate, Neuroinflammation And Cogntive Outcomes Anesthesiology

The Terrando lab ( is interested in the mechanisms underlying postoperative neurocognitive disorders and novel...

Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory for Intelligent Systems Technology (LIST) Pratt School of Engineering

The Lynch Laboratory in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University is searching for a Postdoctoral Associate.

This postdoctoral position is to support work focused on the development of a cyber-physical system (CPS) framework for...

Postdoctoral Associate in Experimental Stroke Research Duke Anesthesiology

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center. The on-going projects in the lab use murine models of ischemic stroke and cardiac arrest. We apply a wide...

Postdoctoral Associate, Blood Cancer Research Department of Pathology

 A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Ken H. Young in the Department of Pathology at Duke University Medical Center and Duke Cancer Institute. The Young lab focuses on clinical and pathologic translational...

Postdoctoral Associates, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Several openings available for Postdoctoral Associates in Molecular Genetics & Microbiology. Please check ...