Research Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleResearch Assistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeDependent on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Vacancy IDFAC0002988Posting Open Date10/17/2019Application Deadline12/16/2019Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date01/01/2020Position Summary

The Department of Health Behavior, in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, invites applications for 1-2 fixed-term faculty positions as a Research Assistant Professor. The primary focus of these positions is on global health with an emphasis on community- or clinic-based intervention research in low- and middle-income countries. Exemplary candidates with a focus on community health in domestic settings will also be considered. Teaching experience, particularly with undergraduate behavioral science classes focused on population health, is a strength.

Applicants should have external research funding that will support them for at least two years from the start of their position.

At the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, diversity, inclusiveness and civility are core values and characteristics. We strongly encourage applications from diverse individuals, including but not limited to diversity in such characteristics as race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, religion, creed, veteran status, and disability. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Educational Requirements

The applicant must have a doctorate (PhD, ScD, or DrPH) in public health, public policy, social and behavioral science, or related field.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have a strong publication record and evidence of potential for developing a research program supported by external funding.

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.

Special Instructions

Cover letter should be addressed to:

Suzanne Maman, PhD, Search Committee Chair
Department of Health Behavior
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7440

Quick Link Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and TitleMelissa Halstead, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

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

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

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

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * What is your highest degree?
      • PhD
      • MD
      • PharmD
      • DDS
      • DVM
      • JD
      • MLS/MIS
      • Masters
      • Other




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    Posted: 10/18/2019
    Application Due: 1/16/2020
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