Welcome to the Gillings School’s Job Postings page. If you would like to post a job, please use our Internal Jobsite Posting Request Form. The purpose of this page is to advertise short term opportunities for students in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area. Work-Study positions should be advertised on the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid’s JobX website. Permanent, full-time positions, including positions for recent graduates, should be advertised in Handshake.

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Job Postings

Title:Location:Start:End:Hours/Week:Salary/Stipend:Application Deadline:How to Apply:Roles/Responsibilities:Qualifications/Education Requirements:
Research AssistantChapel Hill, NCASAPTBD20 hrs/wkTBDApplications will be reviewed until the position is filledInterested students should send a resume/CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Jennifer Elston Lafata, PhD at jel@email.unc.edu.The research assistant will assist with a 2-yr mixed method study evaluating how 1) oncology practices nationwide are considering equity as they implement virtual visit programs for sustainability and Read more/less.
2) the use of virtual visits in oncology affects care quality and patient-reported outcomes. Responsibilities will include assisting with in depth stakeholder interviews, interview coding, survey development and the statistical analyses of joined patient survey, electronic health record and other contextual data.
Must be a current graduate student. The preferred candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills and will be familiar with statistical/epidemiological methods for outcomes research (including propensity score methods). Read more/less.
Working knowledge of SAS and the ability to work independently is required. Depending on ability and interest, the student will have manuscript authorship opportunities.
Graduate Research Assistant - Carolina Population CenterChapel Hill, NCASAPApril 202110-20 hrs/wkTBD - Hourly PositionApplications will be reviewed until the position is filledContact Liz Millar (emillar@email.unc.edu) for more informationProject title : DATIM Support and Maturity Model, Carolina Population Center
Expected tasks: Read more/less.

• Support development of tools and resources designed to strengthen collection and use of data in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
• Review globally developed digital health resources and tools to produce guidance for implementers and decision-makers in LMICs
• Participate in technical meetings
• Record and summarize data clearly and concisely.
Required Education and Experience:
• Graduate student in health sciences or biomedical informatics Read more/less.

• Can work as part of a team and independently
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
NIEHS Scholars Connect InternshipDurham, NC (Possibly remote)Summer 2021Spring 202240 hrs/wk during the Summer; 15 hrs/wk during the Fall and SpringSummer - $2,300/month; Fall and Spring - $850/month02/10/21Visit the following link for more information and to apply: https://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/research/scholars/index.cfmThe NIEHS Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) is designed to provide a unique opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students to solidly connect with NIEHS and receive frontier-level training in biomedical research. Read more/less.
The Program offers:
-An academic-year (3 semesters) paid biomedical research internship
-Career mentoring from NIEHS investigators
-An opportunity to present findings to the NIEHS community, and at other conferences
-Opportunities to attend scientific talks by leading investigators, as well as specially designed professional and career development seminars.

Scholars will be selected by a mentor/lab, and will:
-Attend mandatory Orientation, Science Boot Camp, and the Scholars Seminar Series
-With the help of mentors, define a project, construct and test the hypothesis, analyze the results, draw conclusions, and report the results
-Meet regularly with the Program Coordinator and/or OSED Director
-Present an formal update of their projects at the end of each Connection (semester)
-Submit additional assignments (i.e., End-of-Connection Review)
Students must be enrolled in a STEM undergraduate program and must be a junior or senior at the start of the Program. Students from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Students must be US citizens or Permanent Residents. Read more/less.


Application Requirements
-At least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, preferably with 3.5 + in STEM courses
-STEM major
-Interested in pursuing STEM-related career
-Participation in Selection Day : an opportunity to visit NIEHS, meet with potential mentors and lab hosts
-Please see other details on the program website https://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/research/scholars/index.cfm
Carolina for Kibera (CFK) Peacock FellowChapel Hill, NCASAPDecember 2021Varies$7,500 stipend02/15/21Please complete the online form (https://carolinaforkibera.org/take-action/fellowships_employment/) and send a resume/CV, cover letter, and letter of recommendation to fellowship@carolinaforkibera.org.The 2021 CFK Peacock Fellow will join the organization during a critical moment in the organization’s growth and produce a range of multimedia deliverables to promote CFK’s 20th Anniversary in 2021. Read more/less.
The fellow may support additional CFK communications including website updates, social media, and blog posts. The fellow will have the option to work remotely and/or in CFK’s office in the FedEx Global Education Center depending on coronavirus-related restrictions. This is a paid position with the option for domestic and international travel dependent on COVID restrictions. Deliverables may include but are not limited to:
-Six to 12 podcast episodes detailing CFK’s 20-year history.
-An interactive, multimedia timeline of stories and accomplishments that highlight CFK’s 20 years of community service.
-Three to six video shorts using historical CFK video footage to tell the story of CFK’s 20 years of service. The fellow will be responsible for drafting scripts and editing historical footage to create these videos.
-The fellow may also support additional CFK communications projects throughout the year. We welcome creativity and would love the fellow to take on projects beyond what is listed above that align with academic interests.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
-Current UNC Student enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program
-Strong verbal and written communication skills Read more/less.

-Experience with content management systems, especially WordPress
-Experience with video production software (Adobe Premiere, FinalCutPro, Movie Maker, etc.)
-Demonstrated interest in using multimedia to tell stories
-Demonstrated interest in developing content for global fundraising initiatives

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience with audio production
-Experience with HTML coding
-Experience in the non-profit sector
-Experience with cross-cultural communication
-Experience working in another country
CURS Research AssistantChapel Hill, NCASAP or February/March 2021Summer 20217-10 hrs/wkHourly and negotiableRollingPlease contact Michael Webb (webbmd@unc.eduu) with any questions or to express interestThe research team at UNC’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) is looking for a graduate-level (Masters or PhD) research assistant to contribute to several recently-funded research projects at the intersection of housing and health. Read more/less.
Key activities will include managing and analyzing large datasets, contributing to reports (with authorship), and assisting in other research tasks as needed. Start date is flexible (ideally February/March, though possibly ASAP), and we anticipate the position running through the summer and potentially longer. Hours are flexible through there will be some deadlines which require more intense contributions in certain weeks (we will provide advance notice of these); we would expect approximately 7–10 hours per week on average. Pay rate will be hourly and is negotiable.
Desired skills include (in order of importance, with the most important listed first)):
• Statistical analysis and data management experience, including the analysis of large datasets (propensity score matching and regression analyses are ‘musts’ here, hierarchical linear modeling experience valuable but not necessary). Strongly preferred experience with R and/or SAS. Read more/less.

• Subject matter knowledge in family well-being and behavioral health.
• Experience with human subjects research and maintaining confidentiality of personally-identifiable information (PII) (e.g., having completed CITI online training).
• Experience contributing to reports for non-experts and explaining complex statistical designs to policy-makers.
• Previous experience in survey design and utilizing Qualtrics.