Research Scientist (#1 on PBERN)

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

Research Scientist (#1 on PBERN)

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Research Scientist (#1 on PBERN)
Position Number 819899
Appointment Type Time Limited - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date 06/30/2027
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute (BBRI) is a 40,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art research facility that is dedicated to expanding the University’s research capacity, particularly in the biomedical and biotechnology areas. The BBRI is a broad based multi-disciplinary research and training institute. The mission of the BBRI is to conduct multidisciplinary and inter-institutional research focused on health issues that disproportionately affect minority and underserved groups while providing students with research experiences that will enhance their access to careers in the biomedical sciences.
Primary Purpose of Position
This is a new EHRA Time-Limited position. The RCHDR requires a Scientist who will enhance population and behavior research infrastructure at NCCU.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
A. Working with stakeholders (community, patient advocates, free clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), UNC and Duke health systems)
B. Manage budget and staff for the PBERN
C. Coordination with complementary programs such as RCMI and Pfizer funded clinical research workforce grant
D. The Research Scientist position will be responsible for internally and externally, providing visionary thought leadership to steer Opioid Abatement Coordinating Center (OACC’s) course, representing the program within the organization as well as to external stakeholders across the state, and overseeing the daily operations of the program. Etc.

Minimum Education/Experience
Earned master’s degree in biological sciences or related discipline with 3 (three) extensive years of experience administering biomedical and/or health disparities research.

Doctorate Preferred
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University 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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Research
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
The Research Scientist/Research Assistant Professor will assist in the design of research activities. This position will support and participate in population-based research activities, including needs assessments, program evaluations, data collection, analysis, and manuscript/report writing.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Responsibilities include assisting in increasing opportunities for research participation and engaging laboratory members to ensure understanding of the benefits (and costs) of participating in research. The Research Scientist will work with leadership to enhance population and behavior research infrastructure at NCCU.
Function Information Technology
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Explore problems in computing and develop theories and models to address those problems. Collaborate with scientists and engineers to solve complex computing problems. Determine computing needs and system requirements.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02909P
Open Date 07/21/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 09/01/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Other Document
  3. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

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