Research Professional-Project Mgr

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Position TypePermanent Staff (EHRA NF)DepartmentInjury Prevention Research Ctr-633500Working TitleResearch Professional-Project MgrAppointment TypeEHRA Non-FacultyPosition Posting CategoryResearch ProfessionalsSalary RangeDependent on QualificationsFull Time/Part Time?Full-Time PermanentHours per Week40Vacancy IDNF0004526Position ID20037072Posting Open Date08/27/2020Application Deadline09/10/2020Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date09/21/2021Position Summary

The Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for a broad range of duties related to planning, organizing, executing, and monitoring the implementation of a CDC-funded project that aims to develop and pilot a web-based dating violence prevention program for caregivers and adolescents. The successful applicant will work as an integral part of a small research team with responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

-Monitoring and meeting research study milestones
-Supervising student research assistants
-Managing communication between the research team investigators and web-based program developers affiliated with the UNC Connected Health for applications and Interventions (CHAI) core
-Recruiting, organizing, and facilitating meetings with parent and teen program development advisors
-Managing research budget to include overseeing and tracking study payments, budgetary documents and invoicing
-Developing and updating study protocols and standard operating procedures
-Developing, modifying, maintaining, renewing IRB and other regulatory documentation
-Pilot study planning and implementation, including development of a pilot-study website, web-based recruitment, enrollment, and process and outcome data collection and monitoring
-Contributing to manuscript preparation and submission

Educational Requirements

Master’s degree in public health, psychology, or related social/behavioral sciences All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Previous experience working in behavioral research and in projects addressing health behaviors and injury/violence is preferred.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have training in research methods, a demonstrated interest in prevention and health promotion, and knowledge of best practices in adolescent interpersonal violence prevention. Exceptional organizational skills required, along with the ability to multitask, set priorities and manage multiple deadlines, and work both independently and as a team member. Applicants should be highly motivated individuals with strong verbal, writing, and problem-solving skills. Prior experience with research project coordination and proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 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.

Special InstructionsQuick Link Contact Name and TitleAmy BradfieldDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
      • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
      • None of the above




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    Posted: 8/28/2020
    Application Due: 9/19/2020
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