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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Date Posted 07/17/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Vacancy ID PDS003156
Department Sch of Nursing - 440100
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range $47,476-$54,144
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2021
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 07/16/2021
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary
A postdoctoral research fellowship position at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Nursing is open.  This position aims to attract a postdoctoral fellow who is interested in symptom sciences, family research, digital health intervention, and health disparities among cancer survivors and their family caregivers. The successful candidate will conduct NIH and DOD funded research focusing on cancer survivorship and multilevel intervention, including but not limited to data collection, data analysis, intervention development and implementation. The research fellow will participate in designing innovative methods such as advanced machine learning and smart designs to provide personalized and user-friendly interventions that have the real-world impacts. These studies provide an excellent opportunity for the research fellow to work within a multidisciplinary research team that will prepare them for further faculty and industry positions. 
Successful candidates will be highly motivated, and be able to identify potential problems and develop solutions, be able to plan and carry out research experiments and projects  have strong written and oral communication skills, be able to work independently and participate productively as a team member, and be familiar with research methodology and statistical methods 
In addition, the research fellow will have the opportunity to propose research projects that will be suitable for external funding. The research fellow will be encouraged to prepare and submit a career development award proposal as well as other research proposals as appropriate and to lead publications.
The stipend will follow the National Institute of Health guidelines. The research fellow will begin at any time. 
Educational Requirements
Doctoral degree in a discipline related to the field assigned (e.g., public health, nursing, social work, social medicine, and other related disciplines) and at least one year of related training or experience working with cancer population or chronic illnesses; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Qualifications and Experience
Experience in symptom management and psychosocial behavioral intervention research is 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.
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Department Contact Name and Title Linease Washington
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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

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

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