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Postdoctoral Trainee

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University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Sun, 06 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Description Position TitlePostdoctoral Trainee Vacancy IDPDS DepartmentSheps Ctr for Hlth Serv Res – Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Salary RangeCurrent NIH stipend salary range is $52,704 – $64,008. Hiring salary for this position will be commensurate with NIH 2021 stipend levels. Full-time/Part-timeFull Time If part-time, hours per week FTE Proposed Start Date07/01/2021 Estimated Duration of Appointment12 Months Posting Open Date10/13/2020 Posting Close Date Open Until FilledYes Work LocationChapel Hill, NC Position Summary Post-doctoral traineeship. The research encompasses health services research, comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes research. Trainees are drawn from a variety of disciplines including Clinical Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Health Policy, Epidemiology, Sociology, Economics, Health Behavior, among others. Educational Requirements Clinical or research doctorate. Degree does not have to be completed at the time of application, but must be completed prior to starting the traineeship. Qualifications and Experience Candidates must have completed, or be on track for completing, a doctoral degree. Interests and expertise appropriate for health services research are needed. Applicants who have completed their PhD’s are expected to be proficient in research methods. Candidates with a clinical doctorate (MD, DDS, PharmD or equivalent) are not necessarily expected to have had prior research training and may matriculate toward a degree at UNC as part of their training. Interest in health policy, health services research and related areas are key of course. Ability to express complex concepts orally and in written communication is essential. 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. Special Instructions 1. Please submit two letters of support from persons familiar with your abilities in relation to health services research or your field of specialization directly to the program coordinator, Lindsay McCall at . 2. In a detailed Cover Letter please answer the following questions: a) If you hold an MD, DDS/DMD, PharmD degree or an advanced degree in nursing, indicate what specific credentials (e.g. clinical fellowship training, board certification, dates certified) and/or clinical practice or academic faculty experience you may have in this field. (provide institution, certification, field, and year conferred) b) Have you received prior NRSA support either through an individual award or an institutional award? If yes, please provide the name, dates of award, pre or post, individual or institution, and grant number. c) Would you be a degree candidate if you received this fellowship support? If so, please provide degree sought, mo/yr expected, and discipline. d) What previous experience do you have in the field of health services research or health policy analysis? e) What is your objective in applying for this particular fellowship program? What sort of career path do you have in mind? f) What aspect(s) of health services research (substantive issues, methodology, policy arena) are of greatest interest to you? 3. As the Writing/research Sample, attach a brief narrative description (no more than 2 pages, single-spaced) of the research you propose to undertake as part of this fellowship. 4. Please visit http;// for more information on this fellowship program. For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services Quick Link Special Physical and Mental Requirements Department Contact Name and TitleNancy Jenkins, Deputy Director 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 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. 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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.