Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Postdoctoral Scholar

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Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
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Position Information

Position Title Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Postdoctoral Scholar
Vacancy ID PDS002484
Department Globl Hlth and Infect Disease - 427801
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications/Experience
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE 1.00
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 08/08/2019
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

The Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a global health training opportunity to postdocs. This is an 11-month mentored training program offered at 23 academic institutions/training site in 18 countries worldwide. The focus areas of research in communicable and non-communicable diseases range from medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, to public health and veterinary medicine and cancer from the National Cancer Institute.

Educational Requirements

The typical post-doctoral trainee will have completed highly relevant doctoral training in medical, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health or veterinary medicine or related areas and have been awarded a MD, PhD or equivalent terminal degree.

Qualifications and Experience

Preferred candidates will have previous experience conducting clinical or social research on global health related issues. Preferred candidates will also have a strong publication record and demonstrated experience in research study design and project implementation.

Fellowship competencies include:
-Full understanding of framing research question, research design & methods and project implementation
-Understanding of NIH structure and approaches to obtaining funding in global health research (specific to the fellows area of study) and other government/foundation funding mechanisms.
-Demonstrated proficiency in oral and poster presentations, scientific/manuscript writing, grant writing
-Understanding of supply chain in international procurement (project budgeting and expense tracking)
-Understanding of mentor/mentee relationship, professional networking and engaging in career building activities and opportunities

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.

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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Octavia Bullard, Human Resources Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email octavia_bullard@med.unc.edu
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)-962-1091 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.


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