Salary Range: Dependent on Qualifications/Experience
The Project Manager for Cancer Prevention and Control will provide research support for the Cancer Prevention and Control Program (CPC). One of nine scientific research programs at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the CPC Program’s goal is to sustain a nationally-recognized program of innovative research by developing, rigorously testing, and disseminating evidence-based interventions and policy approaches that can prevent cancer and improve cancer outcomes in North Carolina and beyond. It is the second largest program of the Cancer Center with 56 faculty members. The Project Manager will support high priority research initiatives of the CPC program, and will support CPC faculty member professional development, networking, grant applications, and research projects. The position requires substantial independence, strong organizational skills, and experience working on research teams. The ideal candidate will have expertise in community outreach, as well as research design and implementation of research procedures.
Education and Experience:
Experience with health behavior, behavioral science, or tobacco control is desirable. Experience conducting community outreach and managing research studies and is highly desirable. An interest in health promotion initiatives among military populations is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with prior research experience, or who have experience working with the United States military or military populations. This position requires a substantial capacity to work independently in a complex research environment. The candidate must possess excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and must possess the ability to work in teams and independently. The candidate must be attentive to detail, organized, and able to seek advice when project concerns arise. The candidate should also be comfortable working with diverse populations.
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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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