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Work at CHDM and make a difference.

Our faculty and staff are the driving force behind our success and we are committed to hiring individuals from across a wide swath of disciplines. It is undoubtedly an exciting time to join CHDM and we currently have the following professional positions available. 

  • Postdoctoral Associate(s) - There are immediate Postdoctoral Associate training opportunities available within the Center for Human Disease Modeling (CHDM). Dr. Nicholas Katsanis (Director) along with faculty members Erica Davis, I-Chun Tsai and Weibin Zhou are inviting applications from candidates who will be considered for a wide range of interdisciplinary projects funded by NIH.  The ideal candidates will be accomplished, highly motivated, and creative scientists with interests in at least one of the three following areas: 1) understanding the architecture of human genetic disease; 2) investigating the mechanisms underlying disease processes and pathomechanism; and 3) identification of novel therapeutic paradigms for inherited disorders. Candidates will have the opportunity to work with unique patient cohorts; cell-based, zebrafish and/or mouse models; and cutting-edge molecular and imaging technologies in a state-of-the-art facility. For complete details, download the full job description.
  • Laboratory Research Analyst II - We are recruiting for a Laboratory Research Analyst II that will be responsible for providing a variety of technical duties and aquaculture support in a research laboratory and zebrafish facility.  The person will be the point person in one of four Duke Z-Core zebrafish facilities and will work with husbandry staff to monitor embryo care, survival, and transition of tanks on/off nursery racks, maintain facility wild-type, transgenic and mutant stocks, and assist in managing new zebrafish lines. For complete details, download the full job description.

We are continuously expanding and seeking to recruit talented graduate, undergraduate and high school students interested in gaining first-hand experience in research and genetics.  Our faculty collaborate with several departments and schools and we pride ourselves in training the next generation of scientists at all levels.  If you are interested in training with us, please send your CV (PDF, Word or video format) to our HR department at  Be inspired by your career and get rewarded for your accomplishments; come work with us!