Data Manager

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:


Position Title:

Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey

Working Title:

Data Manager

Position Number:


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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$36,866 - $50,416

Pay Band Information:

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Salary Grade Equivalent:


Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

2 years

Hours per week:


Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

  • Hours may vary based on project needs*

Department Name and Number:

Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801

Date First Posted:


Closing Date:


Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The Division of Infectious Diseases conducts investigator initiated, industry funded, NIH funded AIDS prevention and treatment, sexually transmitted infections, other infectious disease scientific and clinical research, and provides patient care at UNC-Chapel Hill and at sites throughout the world. The University of North Carolina’s Global HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit is dedicated to developing and conducting research of HIV prevention, HIV infection, HIV associated opportunistic infections and complications of HIV therapy, as well as conducting research in other infectious diseases.

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.

Position Description:

HIV Molecular Networks Project is an NIH-funded collaborative project between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Division of Public Health.

The Data Manager/Research Assistant will be expected to sit at the North Carolina Division of Public Health in Raleigh 2-3 days per week and will be responsible for creating, cleaning, and managing datasets.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:
•Performing data management duties;
•Preparing weekly data extracts;
•Working closely with Division of Public Health Epidemiologists for data validation and review;
•Coordinating with Epidemiologists, laboratory, and study personnel;
•Designing and creating internal reports;
•Performing statistical analyses to monitor study progress;
•Performing additional training and duties, as needed;
•Participating in meetings and quality control activities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Must demonstrate the ability to work independently.
Must demonstrate strong oral & written communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be willing and able to travel between UNC campus and North Carolina Division of Public Health in Raleigh, NC.

Preferred Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of HIV disease process and clinical terminology.
Experience in dealing with confidential information.
Knowledge of programming languages such as SAS/STATA/R.
Master’s degree in public health or health informatics, or one or more years related health experience.
Knowledge of R Markdown

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Valid NC Driver’s license

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Valid NC Driver’s License

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:





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Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time