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 BrassRing and/or Academic Jobs Online to advertise postdoctoral positions. Please contact your departmental hiring manager and/or HR Management Center for guidelines. For general questions regarding the new policy, contact Inderdeep Chatrath, Assistant Vice President for Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, at


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 BrassRing.
  • 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.

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

Position Title Department Job Description Deadline
Postdoctoral Associate, Cardiovascular Research Cardiovascular Research

NIH funded postdoctoral position is available to study the molecular mechanisms of hypertrophy and heart failure.  Specific emphasis is on structure/function of G protein-coupled receptors and mechanisms of G protein-coupled receptor activation...

Postdoctoral Associate, Radiation Oncology Radiation Oncology

Postdoctoral Associate needed in the laboratory of Scott Floyd in the Departments of Radiation Oncology/Pharmacology Cancer Biology at Duke University School of Medicine studying epigenetic effects on cancer therapy. The project is focused on...

Postdoctoral Associate, Egner Research Lab, Cognitive Neuroscience Duke Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

We are seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Associate in the Tobias Egner Lab, Duke Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. The lab studies neural mechanisms of cognitive control, attention, and memory, by using behavioral/modeling, fMRI and TMS...

Postdoctoral Associates - Opioid Use; Pain Management; Opioid Misuse; Addiction Research Duke Psychiatry

Postdoctoral positions are available for studies funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of...

Postdoctoral Associate, Medicine - Phase I Biomarker Laboratory Duke Medicine - Phase I Biomarker Laboratory

The Phase I Biomarker Laboratory, led by Dr. Andrew Nixon, PhD, MBA, is a translational research lab in the Duke Cancer Institute at Duke University. The lab focuses on the...

Postdoctoral Associate, Epithelial Biology and Inflammatory Skin Disorders Dermatology

Postdoctoral position available in the Department of Dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. We are seeking recent PhD graduates interested in epithelial biology and inflammatory skin disorders. We are particularly interested in...

Postdoctoral Associate, MGM/Neurobiology MGM/Neurobiology

One postdoctoral position is available in the Yan lab at Duke University (

Postdoctoral Associate - Structural Biology, Duke Human Vaccine Institute Duke Human Vaccine Institute

The Division of Structural Biology at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI), is currently recruiting for a Postdoctoral Associate to join our team. DHVI is an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental institute dedicated to the study of basic and...

Postdoctoral Associate, Duke Human Vaccine Institute Duke Human Vaccine Institute

The Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI), an international leader in the fight against major infectious diseases, is currently recruiting for Postdoctoral Associates to join our research team.  The Duke Human Vaccine Institute is an...

Postdoctoral Associate, Orthopedic Surgery Duke Department of Orthopedic Surgery

A Postdoctoral Associate position studying endogenous bone tissue repair and osteoimmunology is available in the laboratory of Prof. Shyni Varghese at Duke University (