Postdoctoral Research Associate

Location
Chapel Hill, Orange County
Posted
May 14, 2014
Position Type
Postdoc

Position Type: Postdoctoral Scholar

Department: Epidemiology - Historical

Appointment Type:

Vacancy ID: PDS000595

Position Summary: The Department of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate position. The successful candidate is expected to work with the PI and other study collaborators, including project managers and biostatisticians, on the writing of manuscripts on research data from a study of HPV vaccine acceptability in 5 countries, a study of HPV vaccination in pharmacies in the United States, and a study of self-collection for HPV testing among women with infrequent screening histories in the United States. The postdoctoral candidate will be expected to work with the PI on these and other HPV-related projects, and prepare research manuscripts for publication in international peer-reviewed journals.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: A completed doctoral degree in epidemiology or other public health field is required. A concentration in cervical cancer or HPV research is preferred.

Qualification and Experience: The ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team is required; excellent written and verbal communication skills are required; knowledge of SAS and other programming language is required; and prior published manuscripts and conference presentations are preferred.

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.

Department Contact Name and Title: Sharon Sullivan

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: sharon_sullivan@unc.edu