Postdoctoral Trainee

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Trainee

Vacancy ID:



Epidemiology - 463501

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on Qualifications


Full Time



Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

A National Research Service Award (NRSA) postdoctoral research fellowship is available in the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The position is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH.

The goals are to support the training, career development, and professional growth of the post-doctoral fellow by fostering skills and knowledge in cardiovascular epidemiology. The post-doctoral fellow will participate with
mentors, other faculty and peers in the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Program in authoring publications, making presentations at scientific and/or professional meetings, and developing grant support. Responsibilities of the post-doctoral fellow are to work towards enhancing his/her substantive and methodological skills in cardiovascular epidemiology and related disciplines.

Educational Requirements:

A doctoral degree (PhD) in Epidemiology or a MD, DDS, PharmD, or DVM degree combined with training in epidemiology at the PhD or Master’s levels is/are required.

Qualifications and Experience:

Due to Federally-mandated funding restrictions the Post-Doctoral Trainee must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment.

A curriculum vitae reflecting scientific productivity in epidemiology, cardiovascular diseases and/or biomedical sciences is required.

Participation in this program requires a commitment of at least 40 hours per week on research and training, without supplemental compensation from the NRSA award. Trainees may be able to work a limited number of hours in addition to the 40-hour commitment, if explicitly approved by the Program Director based on its contribution to the fellow’s training and professional development.

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:

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Job No:
Posted: 12/23/2020
Application Due: 2/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time