Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Med Ad-Research - 420107
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0003048
Position Summary: The UNC School of Medicine is a national leader in biomedical research with more than $272M in NIH grant funding, six basic science departments ranked in the top 10, and 10 clinical departments ranking in the top 25 for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in 2017. The Office of Research (OoR) is led by the Vice Dean for Research and works with stakeholders within the SOM and across the university to SOM to maintain and expand the research infrastructure necessary to support continued growth and innovation of our research portfolio. The Associate Director of the OoR works directly with the OoR Director and the Vice Dean for Research to support this mission, serving as a central repository of information related to research in the School of Medicine, with a focus on facilitating interdisciplinary and collaborative research efforts. These efforts include administration of SOM strategic pilot and other funding programs; promotion of strategic interdisciplinary research groups; coordination of resource related documents to support grant applications; communication with the research community; and organization of research symposia and workshops. The Associate Director will work directly with the OoR Director to develop and implement these and other strategic initiatives.
Application Deadline: 06/29/2018
Education Requirements: PhD or equivalent with a focus on scientific research.
Qualification and Experience: Applicants should posses a familiarity with the processes involved in academic research. This includes grant sources, awards, and contracts; the process of proposal development and research methods; research infrastructure needs; Familiarity with academic structures and organization. Maturity, tact, and excellent communication and organizational skills are required.
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.
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