Job Opportunities

Any available positions within our department will be listed below. If no positions are listed, we are not currently seeking candidates.

Assistant Research Professor Position-Ecologist

The Department of Biology at Duke University invites applications for an Ecologist for a three-year, non-renewable, non-tenure track Assistant Research Professor (ARP) position. This is a teaching-focused position. . The ARP will contribute to the department’s mission by teaching two courses each semester and will be assigned a mentoring committee of senior faculty members. This position includes a modest discretionary account in each year to support professional development or independent research. Consideration will be given to applicants in all areas of Ecology, but the applicant must be qualified to teach our introductory course in Ecology, as well as at least one intermediate-level course in the candidate’s area of interest. Only candidates who have completed their Ph.D. at least one full month before the start date of July 1, 2024 can be considered.

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Lecturer Position-Organismal Biology

The Department of Biology at Duke University invites applications for a Lecturer position in Organismal Biology. This is a regular rank, non-tenure track, renewable contract faculty position with no independent research requirement. The Lecturer will work with other members of our faculty to support our Animal Physiology course and will be principally responsible for sustaining its highly innovative lab. The Lecturer will also be expected to contribute to additional courses in organismal biology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biology or one of its subfields and at least five years of experience in teaching college-level courses in organismal biology that include a lab. Preference will be given to candidates that are: proficient in physiology; able to participate in the department’s and the university’s writing initiatives; willing to collaborate with other faculty in the development of laboratory and lecture materials; able to develop a solo course that fits the department’s needs

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