Full Job Description
The Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a global health training opportunity to postdocs. This is an 11-month mentored training program offered at 23 academic institutions/training site in 18 countries worldwide. The focus areas of research in communicable and non-communicable diseases range from medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, to public health and veterinary medicine and cancer from the National Cancer Institute.
Preferred candidates will have previous experience conducting clinical or social research on global health related issues. Preferred candidates will also have a strong publication record and demonstrated experience in research study design and project implementation. Fellowship competencies include: -Full understanding of framing research question, research design & methods and project implementation -Understanding of NIH structure and approaches to obtaining funding in global health research (specific to the fellows area of study) and other government/foundation funding mechanisms. -Demonstrated proficiency in oral and poster presentations, scientific/manuscript writing, grant writing -Understanding of supply chain in international procurement (project budgeting and expense tracking) -Understanding of mentor/mentee relationship, professional networking and engaging in career building activities and opportunitiesThe typical post-doctoral trainee will have completed highly relevant doctoral training in medical, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health or veterinary medicine or related areas and have been awarded a MD, PhD or equivalent terminal degree.