Research Scientist (#2 on PBERN)

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023

Research Scientist (#2 on PBERN)

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Research Scientist (#2 on PBERN)
Position Number 819889
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
• Ability to plan, create, program and manage complex statistical computer databases.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to apply a range of standard statistical techniques in support of scientific research studies and/or experiments.
• Ability to process computer data and to format and generate reports.
• Ability to analyze and interpret statistical data.
• Knowledge of programming logic and codes.
• Knowledge of statistical sampling and survey methodology.
• Skills in the use of database management, 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 an understanding of the benefits (and costs) of participating in research. The Research Scientist (Data) will work with leadership to enhance the population and behavior research infrastructure at NCCU. Ability to develop and manage productive and collaborative relationships both internally and externally with global health partners.
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 other scientists to solve complex computing problems. Determine computing needs and system requirements.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02965P
Open Date 08/24/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 09/11/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

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