RESEARCH SCHOLAR, DCRI Fellowship
Requisition Number:: 136788
Date: Jul 20, 2021
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER
School of Medicine:
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
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.
Duke Clinical Research Institute has a fellowship opportunity as a Research
Scholar in the cardiovascular research group under the direction of Drs.
Christopher Granger and Sana Al-Khatib.
The primary duties for this position are related to research on testing
interventions to improve community care of cardiac arrest at the Duke Clinical
Research Institute. The main research project is the RACE CARS NIH funded
randomized clinical trial.
Although the majority of the time will be reserved for research activities,
the fellow will collaborate with the current team in day-to-day oversight
activities and educational conferences and seminars. The candidate should have
expertise in cardiac intensive care and cardiac arrest care. The candidate
should have professional society leadership experience and clinical research
experience and productivity.
The successful candidate will gain experience in design and conduct of
clinical research. He or she should expect to collect and analyze data in a
collaborative environment, to prepare manuscripts for publication, attend
various seminars/lectures provided by the DCRI, and to present data at
conferences. He or she will interface with communities across North Carolina
to be a key member of the research team implementing interventions to improve
cardiac arrest care.
Compliance with good scholarly and research practice:
Open and timely discussion with the mentor(s) regarding all facets of
the research scholar's research activities
Professional Conduct and other relevant conduct policies pertaining to
schools at Duke University
Compliance with all applicable University and departmental policies and
Min Degree Requirements:
The Research Scholar Appointee holds a PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g. ScD,
MD, DVM). Candidates with non-US degrees may be required to provide proof of
Note for international candidates: Generally, immigration classifications
(e.g., H-1B, J-1, etc.) require that the requisite degree be conferred
before a petition can be filed or a visa document issued to sponsor the
The term of the appointment is limited (1-2 year training fellowship).
The appointment is preparatory for a full time academic or research career.
The appointment is not part of a clinical training program, unless research
training under the supervision
of a senior mentor is the primary purpose of the appointment.
The research scholar functions under the supervision of a mentor or a
department at Duke University.
See job description for education requirements.
See job description for requirements.
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