The purpose of this position is to organize and contribute to two research programs (one based in Lineberger focused on precision prevention and early detection, and one in the School of Public Health Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility focused on environmental health). The successful candidate will be a very organized professional with research experience in biological, social or public health science who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and contributing to research activities that reduce environmental health threats, cancer incidence and mortality. This position is full time. Detailed job duties are below.
Organize precision prevention research program activities. Duties will include organizing meetings, tracking and evaluating metrics associated with the program (publications, etc.), and generally being the point of contact for the program. Other duties will include grant writing for the program as well as budget management.
In conjunction with Principal Investigators, coordinate, plan and design components of large research projects, including participation in data collection, database development, and database management. This position will also conduct research project administration and will be a point of contact for some study communication. The research projects will focus on precision prevention and early detection of cancer.
In conjunction with Center leadership, support research projects based in the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility, advancing new research collaborations through research meetings, symposia, publication tracking and review.
Assist faculty and staff with research manuscripts, proposals, and PowerPoint as needed.
Maintain calendar, biosketch, syllabi, and CV for Professor.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Ability to work well with others, manage multi-component projects, excellent interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication, facility with Microsoft office, outstanding organizational skills.
Experience with project management, including planning and implementing projects.
Experience with scientific research and data collection.
Experience in cancer or environmental health research or any aspect of public health or clinical research.
Experience with updating academic CVs and NIH biosketches.
Experience with myNCBI and federal open access policies and procedures.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 165581
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