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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Human Research Core

Company: UNC Department of Public Safety
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Job Description:

# Posting Details## Position SummaryThe Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Human Research Core will assist with human nutrition research at a highly independent level. They will participate in the planning and conducting of clinical studies, participant recruitment, assessments, clinical investigations, data management, interpretation of results, and writing reports. They will be expected to learn the full range of instruments and procedures used for the studies, including DEXA, BodPod, Biodex dynamometer, and whole room indirect calorimeter.This position is located in Kannapolis, NC (near Charlotte), approximately 2 hours from the UNC-Chapel Hill main campus.## Educational RequirementsPhD in Nutrition, Biochemistry, Human Biology, Medicine, or other relevant field.## Qualifications and Experience* Demonstrated ability to design and conduct human research.* Knowledge of human physiology, metabolism and responses to nutrition.* Demonstrated ability to compose error-free English-language documents typical in the course of conducting human studies (such as IRB applications, descriptions, grant applications, reports, and manuscripts for publication).* Valid driver?s license preferred.## Equal Opportunity EmployerThe 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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.## Special InstructionsFor information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here.## Special Physical and Mental RequirementsMust be able to lead and assist test subjects during physical exercises.# Posting Contact Information## Postdoctoral Affairs Contact InformationIf you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University?s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.*Position Title:* Postdoctoral Research Associate - Human Research Core*Vacancy ID:* PDS002024*Department:* Nutrition Research Institute - 633300*Position Type:* Postdoctoral Scholar*Salary Range:* Dependent on Qualifications*Full-time/Part-time:* Full Time*FTE:* 1.0*Estimated Duration of Appointment:* 12 Months*Posting Open Date:* 05/15/2018*Open Until Filled:* Yes*Work Location:* Kannapolis, NC*Quick Link:* http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/140863*Department Contact Name and Title:* Brandi Childers, Asst. Director for Programs, Training, & Partner Resources*Department Contact Telephone or Email:* brandi_childers@unc.edu

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