Better Tomorrow Network Researcher
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Anesthesiology - Research - 413624
Appointment Type: Open Rank
Vacancy ID: FAC0002022
Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for Trauma Recovery (UNCITR) is searching for a PhD-trained researcher interested in developing an NIH-funded research career focused on better understanding and improving the lives of teenage girls and/or adult women experiencing sexual assault. The recruited investigator will have the opportunity to develop studies within the Better Tomorrow Network, the first ever large-scale research network dedicated to understanding and improving outcomes after sexual assault. The UNCITR serves as the Data Coordinating Center for the network. A researcher, with exceptional promise is sought, to develop an NIH career development award and/or R-level funding performing observational and/or interventional studies that improve the recovery outcomes of teenage girls or adult women experiencing sexual assault. Faculty Responsibilities will include 80-90% time dedicated to developing their research work and grant funding, with the balance of time spent assisting other faculty with the design and analyses of scholarly projects. (Increased or entire time spent on grant-based activities is possible with the development of additional research grant support.)
Education Requirements: PhD in a related field (i.e., psychology, social science, public health, etc.)
Qualification and Experience: Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of trauma survivors, and evidence of outstanding potential for success in becoming a successful NIH-funded researcher (e.g., as demonstrated through educational and training track record, letters of reference, etc.). Applicants must also possess the ability to analyze clinical research data using basic statistical and epidemiologic methods.
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: Lauren Andrews, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
Special Instructions for Applicants: Interested applicants should provide a cover letter describing their interests and background, and a CV.