|Department||Psychiatry - Research-412250|
|Career Area||Research Professionals|
|Is this an internal only recruitment?||No|
|Posting Open Date||12/03/2021|
|Position Type||Permanent Staff (SHRA)|
|Position Title||Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey|
|Salary Grade Equivalent||GN08|
|Working Title||Soc/Clin Research Assistant|
|Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited||Full-Time Time-Limited|
|If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment||1 - 3 years|
|Hours per week||40|
Monday – Friday
Occasional evenings and weekends
|Work Location||Chapel Hill, NC|
|Position Location||North Carolina, US|
|Hiring Range||$40,945 - $46,000|
|Pay Band Information||
To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet .
|Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit||
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a clinical research study coordinator on a research project involving peer group mentoring for racially or ethnically underrepresented postdocs or assistant professors. The person in this position will work closely with the Principal Investigators and other faculty Investigators to facilitate research participant recruitment, retention, and assessments. This is a multi-site research project with Duke University as the second site. The person in this position will work closely with Duke investigators and their research team and be responsible for coordinating meetings and effective communication. The person in this position will need to effectively recruit 80 racially and ethnically underrepresented postdocs and junior faculty into a 9-month facilitated peer mentoring program, foster continued engagement of participants during the program, and ensure that all survey data are collected at appropriate time points. This individual will need to maintain follow-up survey contact with participants over two-years following completion of the program.
|Minimum Education and Experience Requirements||
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
|Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience||
Experience in working with or conducting research with individuals from underrepresented groups, excellent communication skills, and experience in conducting clinical research are required.
|Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience||
Prefer bachelor’s degree in a biomedical or behavioral discipline. Supervisory experience and experience as a clinical research study coordinator are preferred.
|Special Physical/Mental Requirements|
|Campus Security Authority Responsibilities||
|Position/Schedule Requirements||Evening work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally|
|Office of Human Resources Contact Information||
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Please note: The Office of Human Resources 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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