Job Opportunity: Better Tomorrow Network Researcher at the UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery

19 Mar 2018 1:17 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for Trauma Recovery (UNCITR) is searching for a PhD-trained researcher interested in developing an NIH-funded research career focused on better understanding and improving the lives of teenage girls and/or adult women experiencing sexual assault. The recruited investigator will have the opportunity to develop studies within the Better Tomorrow Network, the first ever large-scale research network dedicated to understanding and improving outcomes after sexual assault. The UNCITR serves as the Data Coordinating Center for the network. A researcher is sought to develop an NIH career development award and/or R-level funding performing observational and/or interventional studies that improve the recovery outcomes of teenage girls or adult women experiencing sexual assault.

Faculty Responsibilities will be dedicated to developing their research work and grant funding. A portion of time can also be spent in clinical practice if the candidate desires, and joint appointments with other departments (e.g., psychology, psychiatry, school of public health) are also possible.

Required: PhD in a related field (i.e., psychology, social science, public health, etc.).

Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of trauma survivors, and evidence of outstanding potential for success in becoming a successful NIH-funded researcher (e.g., as demonstrated through educational and training track record, letters of reference, etc.). Applicants must also possess the ability to analyze clinical research data using basic statistical and epidemiologic methods.

Where to apply:

For questions please contact:

April Soward, Research Program Manager


Cell: 919-966-7315

Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research


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