Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Epidemiology - Ops - 463501
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Research
Vacancy ID: NF0002957
Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Epidemiology is seeking a Project Manager who will oversee day-to-day research operations by managing activities associated with multiple concurrent research projects of the Aiello Research Group (ARG). This includes directly overseeing and contributing to project design, administration, budget, personnel (current and future employees) and communication. The Aiello Research Group (ARG) seeks to identify the interaction and influence of social and biological factors on long-term health outcomes, including the effect of socioeconomic position, stress and infection on chronic disease and mental health outcomes. We also investigate preventive measures for reducing infectious disease transmission in the community setting with a focus on non-pharmaceutical interventions. We aim to reduce social disparities in infection, chronic disease, and mental health by conducting integrative research across areas such as sociology, epidemiology, mathematical modeling, biology, and laboratory research.
Education Requirements: A masters degree is required, preferably in epidemiology or public health. However, we will consider a masters in another field, if the candidate has experience with epidemiology and/or public health.
Qualification and Experience: Candidates must have experience coordinating/managing research projects; have strong interpersonal, leadership and verbal/written communication skills; have knowledge/experience with human subjects ethics, data use agreements and Institutional Review Boards. Supervisory experience is strongly desired.
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: Rebecca Stebbins
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
Special Instructions for Applicants: All applications should be sent electronically to the attention of Dr. Allison Aiello at the following website: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/135703. Applicants should provide a cover letter describing their qualifications, a curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references.