Postdoctoral Trainee

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Position TitlePostdoctoral TraineeVacancy IDPDS002891DepartmentSheps Ctr for Hlth Serv Res - 633100Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeCurrent NIH stipend salary range is $52,704 - $64,008. Hiring salary for this position will be in commensurate with NIH 2021 stipend levels.Full-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEProposed Start Date07/01/2021Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date10/13/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

The NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship program’s two to three-year curriculum includes coursework leading to an MPH or PhD degree in UNC’s School of Public Health, extensive hands-on research involvement, a weekly fellows’ seminar covering research methods, reviews of fellows’ works-in-progress and professional communication organized by the School of Medicine’s NC TraCS Translational and Clinical Research Curriculum. Fellows see patients two to three half-days each week during their fellowship. The Program uses the extensive resources and broad faculty of a major public research university.

Positions are available beginning July 1, 2021 in a fellowship that trains family physicians, general internists and general pediatricians for academic research careers. Of the program’s 70+ fellow-graduates over the past 31 years, more than 80% have moved to research-focused positions in academia upon graduation. The program is principally funded through NIH/HRSA National Research Service Award grant. Salaries (Stipends) vary from $52,704 to $64,008 (2020 salary amounts) depending on individuals’ years of experience and training since medical school. Funds are also provided for travel to meetings, project expenses, health insurance and tuition. Fellows are eligible to apply for NIH Loan Repayment support. Interviews for competitive applicants are continuing and positions will be offered as competitive candidates are identified.

Educational Requirements

MD or DO degree required with Residency completed in a Primary Care Field (General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Medicine-Pediatrics or Family Medicine).

Qualifications and Experience

Graduation from an accredited medical school and eligible to obtain an unrestricted medical license in North Carolina.

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

Apply online and provide CV/Resume, Cover letter, and a Personal Statement uploaded as ‘Other Document’ detailing your objectives in undertaking a research-oriented training fellowship and your proposed career direction after the fellowship. Also, applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation on letterhead from persons familiar with your talents, interests, promise in research, and future directly to the program coordinator, Lindsay McCall at: [email protected]

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Quick Link Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and TitleNancy Jenkins, Deputy DirectorDepartment Contact Telephone or Email919-966-7103Postdoctoral 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.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
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      Posted: 10/15/2020
      Application Due: 1/13/2021
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