Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Postdoctoral Scholar

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Position TitleFogarty Global Health Fellowship Postdoctoral ScholarVacancy IDPDS002079DepartmentGlobl Hlth and Infect Disease - 427801Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeDependent on Qualifications/ExperienceFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.00Proposed Start DateEstimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open DatePosting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

The Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a global health training opportunity to postdocs. This is an 11-month mentored training program offered at 23 academic institutions/training site in 18 countries worldwide. The focus areas of research in communicable and non-communicable diseases range from medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, to public health and veterinary medicine and cancer from the National Cancer Institute.

Educational Requirements

The typical post-doctoral trainee will have completed highly relevant doctoral training in medical, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health or veterinary medicine or related areas and have been awarded a MD, PhD or equivalent terminal degree.

Qualifications and Experience

Preferred candidates will have previous experience conducting clinical or social research on global health related issues. Preferred candidates will also have a strong publication record and demonstrated experience in research study design and project implementation.

Fellowship competencies include:
-Full understanding of framing research question, research design & methods and project implementation
-Understanding of NIH structure and approaches to obtaining funding in global health research (specific to the fellows area of study) and other government/foundation funding mechanisms.
-Demonstrated proficiency in oral and poster presentations, scientific/manuscript writing, grant writing
-Understanding of supply chain in international procurement (project budgeting and expense tracking)
-Understanding of mentor/mentee relationship, professional networking and engaging in career building activities and opportunities

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

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Quick Link Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and TitleBriana Marini, Human Resources ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your research background and published articles where you were an author.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What experience do you have with research in international settings?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your highest degree and what field is it in?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 10/20/2020
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