Director of the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center

Chapel Hill
Apr 19, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Biostatistics - Ops - 462001

Appointment Type: Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0001987

Position Summary: The Department of Biostatistics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking applications for Director of the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC). The academic appointment will be in the Department of Biostatistics in UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health. The academic rank (associate or full professor) and track (tenured, research, clinical, or practice) will depend on the qualifications and research focus of the applicant. Established in 1971, the CSCC is the longest-running NIH-funded Coordinating Center, with a portfolio of studies spanning various disease areas. The University of North Carolina is among the nation's top public research universities, with dynamic programs in biostatistics, epidemiology, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, public health, and medicine. This position is an excellent opportunity for a senior-level leader seeking to play a major role in a dynamic and growing group with a highly multidisciplinary focus in a leading academic department. This position will remain open until filled.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: A doctoral degree in Biostatistics or a closely-related field is required.

Qualification and Experience: The Director will have extensive experience in managing multi-disciplinary scientific research. Evidence of success in competing for grants and/or contracts for coordinating center projects is highly desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer: 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.

Department Contact Name and Title: Vera Bennett, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

Special Instructions for Applicants: To apply, use the electronic submission website at and upload PDF versions of your CV, cover letter, and research and teaching statements. Candidates must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to arrive via email to Vera Bennett at [email protected] Inquiries may be directed to Professor Ed Davis, Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected]

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