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Research Assistant Professor - Infectious Diseases
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Research Assistant Professor - Infectious Diseases
Position Summary
The Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for a Research Assistant Professor. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Lead the Manuscript and Writing Unit (MWU) at UNC Project Malawi in Lilongwe, Malawi. Supervise up to five junior members of the MWU. Responsibilities will be to teach epidemiology and biostatistical methods to junior Malawi faculty and UNC students and faculty conducting research in Malawi. Conduct weekly "works in progress" meetings, and formally conduct one on one mentorship to faculty and students in grant writing, manuscript writing, study design and statistical analysis. Research responsibilities include being an investigator, principal investigator, or co-principal investigator on research conducted on behalf of UNC Project in Malawi.
Educational Requirements
PhD in Epidemiology is required. Preference for a Masters in Biostatistics.
Qualifications and Experience
Essential qualifications include bilingual in English and Chichewa. Selected candidate must reside in Lilongwe, Malawi on a full-time basis.
A preference for a minimum of five years of global research experience.
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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to
Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.
*Position Type:* Permanent Faculty
*Working Title:* Research Assistant Professor - Infectious Diseases
*Appointment Type:* Fixed Term Faculty
*Full-time/Part-time:* Full-Time Permanent
*Vacancy ID:* FAC0002400
*Posting Open Date:* 05/16/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Proposed Start Date:* 07/01/2018
*Department Contact Name and Title:* Sarah Willis
*Department Contact Telephone or Email:*

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