Research Associate in Surgery - UNC Chapel Hill Department of Surgery

LOCATION: Chapel Hill, NC (United States)

CLOSING DATE: open until filled

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 18566

POSTED: March 27, 2022

Description:

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
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
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.

Since 1962, the UNC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has provided leading-edge care to patients. As you can imagine, the field of plastic surgery has changed drastically in that time, and we have evolved right along with it. Today’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery covers a wide range of surgical care.

Position Summary

UNC is seeking a Research Associate in the Department of Surgery. UNC is regularly ranked among the top public institutions in the country with UNC School of Medicine and School of Public Health regularly ranked in the top 30 institutions.

The purpose of this position is to support various research and administrative functions for the UNC Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema (STOL) program by acting in a support role to facilitate various processes in patient intake, data collection, data-analysis, and report preparation.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated person with a track record of involvement in multiple research projects; experience working with data as well as patients and excited to work in a highly-collaborative and multi-disciplinary research environment.

-Requires one year of relevant experience in communications, and administrative skills
-Requires knowledge of basic mathematical, research and communications principles
-Requires ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
-Requires demonstrated skills in analyzing data, applying critical-thinking and formulating resolutions
-Requires ability to escalate issues to a higher level after applying critical thinking
-Requires a solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)
-Proficiency in MS Excel is required

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

-A master’s degree or other post-bachelors experience will be an advantage but is not required.
-Experience working in a healthcare setting in any role will be an advantage but is not required.
-Experience in a customer-facing/customer service role will be an advantage but is not required.
-Experience with IRB applications, report and research writing will be an advantage but is not required.

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Research Associate in Surgery - UNC Chapel Hill Department of Surgery

LOCATION: Chapel Hill, NC (United States)

CLOSING DATE: open until filled

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 18566

POSTED: March 28, 2022

Description:

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
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
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.

Since 1962, the UNC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has provided leading-edge care to patients. As you can imagine, the field of plastic surgery has changed drastically in that time, and we have evolved right along with it. Today’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery covers a wide range of surgical care.

Position Summary

UNC is seeking a Research Associate in the Department of Surgery. UNC is regularly ranked among the top public institutions in the country with UNC School of Medicine and School of Public Health regularly ranked in the top 30 institutions.

The purpose of this position is to support various research and administrative functions for the UNC Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema (STOL) program by acting in a support role to facilitate various processes in patient intake, data collection, data-analysis, and report preparation.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated person with a track record of involvement in multiple research projects; experience working with data as well as patients and excited to work in a highly-collaborative and multi-disciplinary research environment.

-Requires one year of relevant experience in communications, and administrative skills
-Requires knowledge of basic mathematical, research and communications principles
-Requires ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
-Requires demonstrated skills in analyzing data, applying critical-thinking and formulating resolutions
-Requires ability to escalate issues to a higher level after applying critical thinking
-Requires a solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)
-Proficiency in MS Excel is required

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

-A master’s degree or other post-bachelors experience will be an advantage but is not required.
-Experience working in a healthcare setting in any role will be an advantage but is not required.
-Experience in a customer-facing/customer service role will be an advantage but is not required.
-Experience with IRB applications, report and research writing will be an advantage but is not required.

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