In alignment with its 2019-2024 strategic plan, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) announces multiple tenure-track and non-tenured faculty openings. Positions will be at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with preference given to candidates engaged in the following key areas:
Non-communicable diseases, including mental health
Disease elimination and eradication
Health impacts of global environmental change
And/or with expertise in the following research skills:
Data science, especially analysis of large data sets and geospatial modeling and mapping
Biostatistics/Statistics, especially innovative use of trial design and causal inference (e.g. cluster randomized, stepped wedge, pragmatic trials, regression discontinuity, difference-in-differences etc.).
Health economics/health systems/policy research
Innovation, including health policy, digital technology and engineering
Up to five new global health faculty will be hired, with potential for primary or secondary faculty appointments in Duke Schools including but not limited to the Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Pratt School of Engineering, Nicholas School of the Environment, Sanford School of Public Policy, and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.
Overview of DGHI
DGHI (https://globalhealth.duke.edu/) was created in 2006 to address health disparities worldwide. Recognizing that many global health problems stem from economic, social, environmental, political and health care inequalities, DGHI uses interdisciplinary approaches to solve complex health problems and to train global health researchers and professionals.
DGHI values the ability to work together with colleagues and teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. DGHI especially seeks investigators with strong methodological and other research analytical skills to lead diverse, interdisciplinary teams and foster new connections, knowledge and impact beyond those within the Institute, University and Health System. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Institute and will play a significant factor in all hiring decisions.
Doctoral degree in relevant field (PhD, ScD, DrPH, MD, or equivalent) with postdoctoral training or experience required. Candidates must demonstrate a strong background in research and education of global health and clear potential for or an established record of excellence in funded research, scholarship, and teaching in addition to meeting the University’s requirements for faculty rank.
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas - an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Internal Number: 92619
About Duke Global Health Institute
The Duke Global Health Institute, established in 2006, brings knowledge from every corner of Duke University to bear on the most important global health issues of our time. DGHI was established as a University-wide institute to coordinate, support, and implement Duke’s interdisciplinary research, education, and service activities related to global health. DGHI is committed to developing and employing new models of education and research that engage international partners and find innovative solutions to global health challenges.
DGHI works to reduce health disparities in our local community and worldwide. Recognizing that many global health problems stem from economic, social, environmental, political, and health care inequalities, DGHI brings together interdisciplinary teams to solve complex health problems and to train the next generation of global health leaders.