Post-Doc Epidemiology and Opioid Research

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Position TitlePost-Doc Epidemiology and Opioid ResearchVacancy IDPDS002426DepartmentInjury Prevention Research Ctr - 633500Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary Range$49,000-$54000Full-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEProposed Start Date08/01/2019Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date06/12/2019Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

The Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a postdoctoral position. This is a full-time research position. The successful candidate would join a research team conducting multiple epidemiologic research studies related to prescription and illicit opioid-related disorders and overdose prevention.
The Post-Doctoral Research Associate’s primary responsibility will be to collaborate on research leading to peer-reviewed publications, primarily through secondary data analysis of electronic medical records, health insurance claims, death records and other large secondary datasets. This Postdoctoral Research Associate will also supervise graduate and undergraduate students.. The academic community of the Injury Prevention Research Center reflects the richness and diversity of many different communities. We encourage applications from women, minorities, the LGBTQ community, survivors of violence, persons in recovery from substance use, service veterans, and individuals with a commitment to increasing the diversity of the health sciences research workforce.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health or closely related field.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates should have undertaken studies and research relevant to opioid-related disorders and overdose prevention. Must have experience in conducting secondary data analysis of large healthcare databases. Preferred candidates will have a strong publication record for their career stage, strong communication skills and proven team-working skills.
Candidates must be available to begin work no later than October 1, 2019.

Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter, CV, and the names and contact details for at least three (3) persons who can serve as Professional References. The Cover Letter should describe background, training, and research interests related to epidemiologic studies of prescription and illicit opioid-related disorders and overdose prevention. Under other Documents candidates should also submit a brief Statement of Current and/or Planned Contributions to Diversity. This is a short summary of ongoing and anticipated activities to support and promote gender, racial, and other forms of diversity in the health sciences workforce. It may also include a brief statement of research interests in the area of health disparities.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

Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter, CV, and the names and contact details for at least three (3) persons who can serve as Professional References. The Cover Letter should describe background, training, and research interests related to epidemiologic studies of prescription and illicit opioid-related disorders and overdose prevention. Under other Documents candidates should also submit a brief Statement of Current and/or Planned Contributions to Diversity. This is a short summary of ongoing and anticipated activities to support and promote gender, racial, and other forms of diversity in the health sciences workforce. It may also include a brief statement of research interests in the area of health disparities

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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.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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