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Conduct independent research activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor in preparation for a full time academic or research career. This position will report to Dr. Michael Zalutsky.
The Postdoctoral Associate appointee will fulfill the following duties:
▪ Work on the development of new radioactive molecules for imaging and treating brain cancers
▪ Pursue refereed publication and support the development of extramurally-sponsored research projects
▪ Other related and administrative duties
This 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.
*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 individual.
Conformance to standards of responsible conduct in research
Maintenance of a laboratory notebook and/or other comparable records of research activity, which remains the property
of Duke University upon termination
Adherence to University standards regarding use of isotopes, chemicals, infectious agents, animals, human subjects, and the like
Open and timely discussion with the mentor regarding all facets of the Postdoctoral Appointee's research activities. Postdoctoral Appointees are encouraged to consult the AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors for suggested guidelines for the Postdoctoral Appointee-mentor relationship
Prompt disclosure to the mentor regarding the possession and desire to distribute materials, reagents, software, copyrightable and potentially patentable discoveries derived from the Postdoctoral Appointee's research.
Collegial conduct towards members of the research group and others as described in the Duke University School of Medicine Honor Code of Professional Conduct and other relevant conduct policies pertaining to other schools at Duke University.
Compliance with all applicable University and departmental policies and procedures.
Education/Training: PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g. Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M.)
*Candidates with non-US degrees may be required to provide proof of degree equivalency.
*If a postdoctoral fellow has completed all of the requirements for a degree, but the degree has not been formally conferred; the candidate may present evidence of completion of the degree requirements, together with a statement documenting the date on which the degree is to be conferred.