Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Position TitlePost-Doctoral Research AssociateVacancy IDPDS002339DepartmentRadiology - Research - 412802Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Proposed Start Date06/01/2019Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date04/01/2019Posting Close Date08/31/2019Open Until FilledNoWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral research associate with an interest in interdisciplinary research across the lung cancer care continuum. Our current NCI funded R01 project focuses on examining the delivery, quality and outcomes of lung cancer screening in North Carolina, with an emphasis on evaluating disparities in intermediate lung cancer screening outcomes. The post-doctoral research associate will work on this innovative study that uses established methods in population-based registry development to explore an emerging clinically relevant cancer screening area for which limited data exist. Through this experience, the post-doctoral research associate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will gain experience conducting literature reviews, collecting data from community-based facilities, analyzing data, drafting, editing and submitting manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals, assisting with grant writing, and other duties as they arise during the course of the project. The post-doctoral research associate must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Educational Requirements

Doctoral degree in a public health, nursing, or medicine, and at least one year of related training or experience working on cancer prevention and control or outcomes studies; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Qualifications and Experience

Experience in cancer prevention and control or cancer outcomes research, analyzing risk factor data, manuscript writing, and project management is highly preferred. Experience with large dataset and utilizing SAS is preferred

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.

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Department Contact Name and TitleVickie HollandDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information

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      Posted: 8/2/2019
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