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Duke University is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. The university prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Equal employment and educational opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke University also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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Open Positions

Duke University Orthopaedic Engineering Faculty Position

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery within the Duke University Medical Center and the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering invites applications for a tenure‐track faculty position in the broad area of orthopaedic engineering. The ideal candidate would work closely with faculty in both the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the areas of orthopaedic biomechanics, tissue engineering, computational biomechanics, biomedical materials, imaging, or a related field. The successful candidate will be appointed at an academic rank of at least Assistant Professor. Exceptional candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor level. The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Engineering (or a closely related field).

The successful candidate is expected to carry out high quality scholarly research and collaborate with other faculty in both departments. He or she should have a clear plan to establish a vibrant research program, secure external research funding, and actively participate in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 15 2016, but the applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should electronically submit: (1) cover letter (including email, address, and phone number), (2) complete curriculum vitae, (3) two‐page statement of research achievements and interests, (4) names, addresses, e‐mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6982

For further information, please contact:

Melanie Frank
Chairman’s Office & Special Projects
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center
DUMC Box 2888
200 Trent Drive, Orange Zone 5th floor
Durham, NC 27710
melanie.frank@duke.edu

Duke University is committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. 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.

Duke University Controls Faculty Position

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) of the Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering invites applications for a tenure‐track faculty position in the broad area of controls to begin August 2015. The ideal candidate would work closely with the newly established Duke Robotics program in fields, e.g., automated manufacturing, autonomous vehicles, multi‐agent systems, and related medical applications. We anticipate hiring at the level of Assistant Professor, although truly exceptional candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor level. A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (or a closely related field) is required at the time of employment.

The successful candidate is expected to carry out high quality scholarly research and collaborate with other faculty. He or she should have a clear plan to establish a vibrant research program, secure external research funding, and actively participate in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2015, but the applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should electronically submit: (1) cover letter (including email, address, and phone number), (2) complete curriculum vitae, (3) two‐page statement of research achievements and interests, (4) one-page teaching statement, and (5) names, addresses, e‐mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6020.

The Pratt School of Engineering is committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. 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.