Postdoctoral Trainee

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Position TitlePostdoctoral TraineeVacancy IDPDS002854DepartmentMaternal and Child Health - 464501Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary Range$52,704Full-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Proposed Start Date10/01/2020Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date09/02/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

This one- to two-year postdoctoral program prepares scholars for successful academic positions within the field of MCH. It enhances scholars’ proficiency in MCH research (including scientific publication), teaching (including curriculum development), conceptual knowledge, communication, and professionalism/leadership. Postdoctoral scholars will work with MCH faculty and an array of partners, including those from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, state/local Title V agencies, and others. The postdoctoral scholars will be expected to publish 2 or more scientific publications each year.

Educational Requirements

Candidates who have completed or are close to completing doctoral training in varied disciplines are eligible to apply. Although candidates close to completing their doctoral work may apply, the doctoral work must be completed before actually beginning the postdoctoral program. Preference will be given to candidates with research oriented doctorates (e.g., PhD, DrPH, ScD) or clinical degrees (e.g., MD, DO, DDS), and those focusing on MCH work within the United States.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates should have doctoral training in research methods, including quantitative data analysis. They should also have graduate training in substantive areas relevant to the health and well-being of women, children, and/or families. In addition, they need training/experience in statistical programs (such as SAS, SPSS or other programs), as well as word processing programs.

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.

Inclusive Excellence is a core value at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. We expect our faculty and staff to actively contribute to fostering an academic workplace climate that is welcoming and supportive for all.

Candidates from historically disadvantaged groups by virtue of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or other related factors are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be US citizens or hold a permanent resident visa.

Special Instructions

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Interested parties should submit a cover letter, personal statement, CV, graduate transcript(s), writing sample, and names and contact information for three references. The personal statement should detail research and practice interests within MCH, prior research and teaching experience, and short- and long-term career goals, including goals for the postdoctoral program.

Quick Link Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and TitleAnnette Raines, HR 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. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Degree Transcripts
  5. Writing/research Sample
  6. Research Statement
Optional Documents
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      Posted: 9/9/2020
      Application Due: 9/23/2020
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