Research Project Manager

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full-Time
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Posting Information

Posting Information

Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801

Career Area Research Professionals Posting Open Date 08/24/2023 Application Deadline 09/24/2023 Open Until Filled No Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Working Title Research Project Manager Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Position Number 20053443 Vacancy ID NF0007291 Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent FTE 1 Hours per week 40 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications/Experience Proposed Start Date 10/02/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking to hire a Project Manager to work for the UNC RNA Discovery Center and Pecot laboratory. The chosen candidate will work closely with Dr. Chad Pecot, Director of the UNC RNA Discovery Center (RDC), to manage and develop the research portfolio more fully and to independently facilitate research activity of the Pecot laboratory and the RDC with a focus on training, leadership, project management of various projects, technical writing, strategic thinking, and broad scientific and funding agency knowledge, in the identification of and application to large federal and private grant opportunities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity, will accept a relevant Bachelor's degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution. May require terminal degree and licensure.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Experience writing and submitting research manuscripts and grants. Expertise with preparing professional, publication quality figures. Experience preparing and submitting annual progress reports to funding agencies. This position requires a substantial capacity to work independently in a complex research environment. Must be attentive to detail, organized, resourceful, and able to seek advice when project concerns arise. Must possess excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated proficiency in research design, data collection/management, and grant proposal preparation.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Experience with cancer research is preferred.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Brianna Anderson, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email briannaand[email protected] Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected] Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
  • Bachelor's degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
  • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
  • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
  • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
  • None of the above
  • Please describe your experience in writing research grants.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your research project management related experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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