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Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.


The Jordt Lab in the Department of Anesthesio logy of Duke University School of Medicine has an opening for a Veterina ry Research Scientist/Research Associate with a strong background in phy siology, pharmacology and / or toxicology. The incumbent will collabora te with an interdisciplinary team to perform basic and translational res earch in the medical countermeasures research area.

Job Description

The Jordt Lab is funded to study chlorine gas-induced lung injuries in mouse and swine m odels. The incumbent will work closely with Drs. Jordt and Achanta, esta blishing and maintaining animal models, test drug candidates, analyze da ta, and prepare reports. The candidate will work in a team environment w ith other veterinarians, surgical research technicians, animal husbandry staff and other support staff. Besides the funded project, the candidat e is expected to develop new animal models relevant to both human and an imal health. The position is available for one year and will be extende d depending on performance and funding support. The work will require o ccasional overnight shifts, on an average 2-4 nights per month. Salary i s commensurate with experience. Start date is negotiable.< /span>


Required J ob Qualifications:

  • DVM or DVM-Ph.D with a background in cardio-pulmon ary physiology, inhalation toxicology, or pharmacology or a directly rel ated field.
  • Proficient written, oral, and interpersonal skills



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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/14/2020
    Application Due: 12/13/2020
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