The Department of Health Behavior, in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for two fixed-term faculty position as a Research Assistant or Research Associate Professor. The focus of one position is alcohol research to reduce high risk drinking on college campuses, including intervention development, media campaigns, policy change, and coalition building. The focus of the second position is tobacco control policy research, including sales and marketing of tobacco products at retail outlets, health equity, menthol and flavored tobacco products, and pictorial warnings. The successful candidates would primarily focus on research and would not be expected to teach; the candidates may also partner with our faculty conducting ongoing studies on these topics. Applicants must have a strong publication record and evidence of potential for developing a research program supported by extramural funding.
With 24 faculty, the Department of Health Behavior trains students and engages in multidisciplinary research to discover, develop and disseminate knowledge that promotes the health of individuals and communities. The positions start in spring or summer 2019 and funding would be provided for two years, with the expectation of external funding to support additional years. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the two positions are filled. Please apply electronically at the following website: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/147984 and include your complete curriculum vitae, cover letter describing your career goals and scholarly activity in high risk drinking or in tobacco control and names and addresses of three professional references.
At the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, diversity, inclusiveness and civility are core values as well as characteristics of the School. We strongly encourage applications from diverse individuals, including but not limited to diversity in such characteristics as race/ethnicity, color, national origin, age, gender, socioeconomic background, religion, creed, veteran's status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and disability. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Applicants must have scholarly activity in high risk drinking or in tobacco control. Applicants must have a strong publication record and evidence of potential for developing a research program supported by extramural funding.
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.
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