Post-Doc Trainee

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information
Posting Details

Department Sheps Ctr for Hlth Serv Res - 633100
Posting Open Date 07/20/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Trainee
Vacancy ID PDS003542
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $54,840 - $66,600
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research seeks to improve the health of individuals, families, and populations by understanding the problems, issues, and alternatives in the design and delivery of health care services. This is accomplished through an interdisciplinary program of research, consultation, technical assistance, and training that focuses on timely and policy-relevant questions concerning the accessibility, adequacy, organization, cost, and effectiveness of health care services, and the dissemination of this information to policymakers and the general public.
Position 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, 2022 in a fellowship that trains family
physicians, general internists and general pediatricians for academic research careers. A start date later than July 1st can be negotiated. Of the program’s 70+ fellow-graduates over the past 33 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 $54,840 to $66,600 depending on individuals’ years of experience and training since medical school and are set by NIH. Funds are also provided for travel to meetings, project expenses, health insurance and tuition and fees. 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
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
MD or DO degree required with Residency completed in a Primary Care Field (General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Medicine-Pediatrics or Family Medicine)
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Graduation from an accredited medical school and eligible to obtain an unrestricted
medical license in North Carolina.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NRSA
fellows must be United States citizens, non-citizens nationals, or residents of the United
States with a permanent resident card.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Special Instructions
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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Cathy Lyons, HR Specialist
Department Contact Telephone or Email
Postdoctoral 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) 966-3576 or send an email to
Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
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.

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