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You can earn a $48,000 annual salary as a Research Project Manager for The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This position is located in Chapell Hill, NC, and is open until September 6.
- This position requires demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple aspects of a large, federally-funded research study.
- Prior work experience planning and implementing public health research projects is preferred.
- The candidate must possess excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and must possess the ability to work in teams and independently.
- Experience supervising research staff and/or interns is highly desirable.
- Strong project management skills, with demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, maintain attention to detail, and ensure work is performed in a timely manner is required.
- Strong research skills, such as reviewing scientific literature, creating data collection instruments, managing databases, and administrating IRB applications and protocols are highly desirable.
- Demonstrated proficiency and experience with statistical software such as SPSS is highly desirable.
- Proficiency in using computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
- Experience and interest in health communication and/or tobacco prevention and control research is preferred.
- Completion of a master's degree in public health, communication, psychology, or a related field is required.
- A minimum of two years of work experience is preferred.
- Overseeing the day-to-day project operations and coordinating research activities such as developing protocols and surveys, IRB applications, progress reports to funders, managing project budgets, project planning, and other related study tasks.
- Contribute to the dissemination of study findings (conference presentations and papers) and grant writing in collaboration with the study team.
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