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Postdoc Research Associate - UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

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Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11542
Posted: June 16, 2017

The University of North Carolina seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a provider communication study about HPV vaccine concerns. Our research group works in the Health Cognition and Behavior Lab (, led by Dr. Noel Brewer. Our structured and successful approach to postdoctoral training is a good fit for quantitatively-oriented researchers who are bright, productive, and fun to work with.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing survey findings for publication in leading academic journals (at least 3 first author papers per year) in collaboration with our team.
  • Leading planned formative research and intervention development activities; assisting with survey development; creating training protocols and assisting with data collection.
  • Developing new ideas and incorporating them into planned or new research; assisting with grant writing; handling administrative tasks, potentially including managing IRB applications.
  • Presenting research at national conferences and meetings; attending research seminars; mentoring graduate students and staff as needed.


Educational Requirements:

PhD in Public Health, Psychology, or related behavioral science field.


Qualifications and Experience

Must have training in quantitative statistical methods.

Experience in HPV vaccination is helpful but not required.

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

Submit a CV, two sample publications or working papers, a list of three references, and a brief cover letter. Submit your materials through the UNC jobs system.

Please direct any questions to Susan Alton Dailey at>.

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