Employment & Internships

Research Assistant

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine, with The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is recruiting for a full time temporary Research Assistant (RA) to assist in the management of NCIOM project activities and to provide research support.

 

The RA will work under the direction of Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, President and CEO of the NCIOM, and the Associate Director(AD), NCIOM, Ms. Berkeley Yorkery. The RA will assist all facets of task force project planning, including organizing, implementing and evaluating activities, under the supervision of the CEO, AD, and one or more project directors. The position requires substantial capacity to independently manage and coordinate research activities in addition to excellent writing skills. The RA will work with several groups of people, including providers, government agencies, professional associations, and other stakeholders and policy makers, and needs to have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

 

The person holding this position must be capable of working independently in a self-directed manner.

Essential Skills

  • Strong communication skills- written/oral/and in-person communication with project participants; participating in regular project meetings; note taking during meetings; report writing
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once and a high level of organization
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

Qualifications

• Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in public health, social behavioral sciences, communications, or a related field is preferred.

 

 

Start Date: as soon as possible

Duration: up to 12 months

Salary: $17-21 per hour commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Kisha Markham at mikisham@email.unc.edu

Research Specialist

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine, with The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is recruiting for a full time temporary Research Specialist to assist in the management of NCIOM project activities and to provide research support.

 

The Research Specialist will work under the direction of Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, President and CEO of the NCIOM, and the Associate Director (AD), NCIOM, Ms. Berkeley Yorkery. The Research Specialist will be responsible for all facets of task force project planning, including organizing, implementing and evaluating activities, under the supervision of the CEO and AD. The position requires substantial capacity to independently manage and coordinate research activities in addition to excellent writing skills. The Research Specialist will work with several groups of people, including providers, government agencies, professional associations, and other stakeholders and policy makers, and needs to have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

 

The person holding this position must be capable of working independently in a self-directed manner.

Essential Skills

  • Strong communication skills- written/oral/and in-person communication with project participants; participating in regular project meetings; note taking during meetings; report writing
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once and a high level of organization
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

Qualifications

• Completion of a master’s degree and at least two years of related work experience (or equivalent) in public health, social work, public policy, public administration, law, or a related field.

 

 

Start Date: as soon as possible

Duration: up to 12 months

Salary: $24-27 per hour commensurate with experience

 

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Kisha Markham at mikisham@email.unc.edu