Employment Opportunities

Print

email this

Current Openings at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the Duke Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology and Immunogen Discovery (CHAVI-ID)

Duke University and Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
 

DHVI Project Analyst


Requisition Number 400927015

The Program Manager I position will be responsible for managing programmatic and administrative aspects of grants/contracts and research programs within the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI).

Responsibilities

Serve as programmatic lead for a portfolio of federal and foundation grants aimed at vaccine development. Work closely with Principal Investigators in the coordination, evaluation, and management of each grant's laboratory and nonhuman primate experiments to achieve scientific milestones and stay within financial constraints. Oversee logistical needs of the studies, including sample tracking, data management, and data compilation for formal presentation.

Develop agendas for logistical and scientific exchange meetings, as well as oversee collaborator and Advisory Board communications. Review scientific progress as it relates to grant expenditures with the Principal  Investigators and finance team in regards to compliance and spending targets, evaluating variances and making recommendations for expenditure adjustments. Compose, compile, and edit progress reports for each grant to be submitted to the NIH.

Manage and oversee nonhuman primate studies for multiple federal and foundation grants at multiple institutions, ensuring all procedure scheduling, sample acquisition, reagent and sample shipping, regulatory and compliance documentation is complete via seamless communications with Principal Investigators and veterinary staff at each Primate Center. Review budgets to ensure efficient funds use. Review with the DHVI regulatory team to determine whether all Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) requirements have been met for planned studies.

Collaborate with the DHVI and affiliate institutions as part of federally or foundation sponsored research initiatives and assist investigators with grants and contracts submissions, reporting requirements, and budgetary monitoring. Create scientific documents, SAB reports, Letters of Interest, and grant submission documents as required.

Perform other duties as assigned by DHVI and Program Management leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. 
******************************************************* 
Essential Physical Job Functions: 
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a bachelor's degree.

Experience

Work requires three years of administrative program experience in a healthcare, medical, or research setting.

To apply for this position, please see the job posting on the Duke Human Resources website at the following link: 
http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/apply/external.php?reqid=66268BR.

Program Manager II


Requisition Number 400908741

The Program Manager II position will be responsible for managing programmatic and administrative aspects of grants/contracts and research programs within the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI).

This position will oversee the day-to-day management of federally sponsored and Foundation funding programs within the DHVI.

Responsiblities

Work with the DHVI leadership in the coordination, evaluation, and management of scientific progress for grants/contracts and address regulatory and milestones relative to the advancement of the scientific and programmatic functions.

Manage portfolio of grants and contracts including oversight of grant submission process and scientific and financial milestones.

Facilitate and monitor study projects (including animal studies) with DHVI/Duke investigators and other domestic and international collaborators to ensure resource availability and scientific timelines are achieved.

Establish, implement and manage scientific and financial target goals for research compliance reporting requirements related to Federal, collaborating sites, and Foundation sponsors. Review scientific progress as it relates to grant expenditures with the principal investigators and finance team in regards to compliance and spending targets, evaluating variances and making recommendations for expenditure adjustments.

Function as key point person with the DHVI and Duke compliance teams to monitor Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) requirements for funded projects across relevant consortiums.

Establish required protocols to meet the aims of the science.

Evaluate the preliminary data/progress status for competing, non-competing, and renewal for DHVI grants and facilitate/lead review meetings with the Principal Investigators, Project Leaders, and Co-Leaders to determine any necessary modifications. Create scientific documents, SAB reports, Letters of Interest, and grant submissions as required.

Perform other duties as assigned by DHVI and Program Management leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. 
*******************************************************

Education

Bachelors or Masters degree in the biological or health sciences.

Experience

Minimum of four years of experience working in research laboratories. Must have a minimum of two years of experience performing work specific to the position.

Competitive Qualifications

PhD degree is highly preferred.

Prefer 4 years of administrative program experience in a healthcare, medical, or research setting. Advanced degree can substitute for the experience requirement.

To apply for this position, please see the job posting on the Duke Human Resources website at the following link: 
http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/apply/external.php?reqid=65011BR.

Communications Specialist


Requisition Number 400928529

The Communications Specialist will be responsible for implementing the strategic communications plan at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) by designing and developing content for effective and innovative communications, including annual reports, newsletters, websites, and social media.

Responsbilities

Develop and manage content, including original stories, articles, graphics, videos, press releases, publications updates, photos, and multimedia, for multiple websites, DHVI intranet, and social media, including the DHVI Facebook page.

Manage faculty profiles and publication lists for websites using Scholars@Duke and Elements@Duke systems.

Assist with newsletters, publications, and abstracts related to the CHAVI-ID renewal process, CHAVI-ID annual meeting, and CHAVI-ID SAB meeting.

Publish the DHVI Annual Report, including writing, design, and photography.

Publish the quarterly DHVI scientific e-newsletter and publish the bi-annual newsletter (print) for a large HIV vaccine research program.

Oversee publication compliance for large DHVI research grants, including manuscript submissions to the NIH Manuscript Submission System (NIHMS) and reporting publications to the NIH using the My NCBI system.

Manage abstract submissions for annual meetings and publish abstract book to be distributed at meetings.

Publish the employee newsletter to include writing articles, coordinating with contributors, providing photographic services, and performing layout duties.

Perform other duties as assigned by DHVI leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. 
******************************************************* 
Essential Physical Job Functions: 
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires communication and marketing skills normally acquired through a bachelor's degree in a related field.

Experience

Work generally requires one year related experience in advertising, marketing, media, promotions or public relations. 

OR ANY OTHER EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR 
EXPERIENCE

To apply for this position, please see the job posting on the Duke Human Resources website at the following link: 
http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/apply/external.php?reqid=66375BR‚Äč.

Postdoctoral Associate (Autophagy)


The Duke Human Vaccine Institute,occupying a place of national and international leadership in the fight against major infectious diseases, is currently recruiting for a Postdoctoral Associate.

As a ubiquitous cellular pathway essential for degrading and recycling proteins and organelles, autophagy has been implicated in a broad spectrum of human diseases and more recently in host-pathogen interactions. The research will focus on: 1) molecular mechanisms of infection-induced autophagy, and 2) the effects of autophagy on mycobacterial virulence and host immunity. The successful candidate is expected to be knowledgeable of standard molecular, cellular biology, and immunology techniques. The applicant must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent. Previous research experience in the autophagy field and immunology is a plus.

Only candidates who have received their PhD or equivalent within the last 24 months will be considered. 

Qualified candidates meeting the above criteria should send a cover letter, current CV, description of recent research work, and the names of three references (with phone number and email address) to:

Duke Human Vaccine Institute
dhvicareers@dm.duke.edu
Please reference “Lee-cell death” in the subject line of the email.

Research Technician II


The Research Technician II duties may include, data analysis, experimental design and method development; gene cloning, sequencing, cryopreservation, PCR, PBMC processing, transfections, and protein purification.  Other immunological assays include Western Blots, ELISA, and tissue culture. Applicants must possess a BA/BS in a physical or biological science with related experience.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume to:

DHVI Human Resources
dhvicareers@dm.duke.edu
Please note “RT II” in the subject line in the email.

Top