Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

United States


Position Summary

The Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for a Research Assistant Professor to work with the MACS (Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study)/WIHS (Women’s Interagency HIV Study) Combined Cohort Study ; a collaborative, multi-center, longitudinal study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, designed to comprehensively investigate the natural history and progression of HIV infection in men and women in the United States. This faculty member will be expected to conduct original research to evaluate the relationship between disease outcomes and social determinants, such as poverty, income inequality, and health insurance. Duties include, but are not limited to, carrying out independent work, making presentations regarding his/her research, publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals, participating in grant proposal preparation, and interacting with faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

This position offers a competitive salary, benefits, access to internal support and travel support to research conferences.


Educational Requirements

PhD in Epidemiology required


Qualifications and Experience

Experience and expertise with advanced statistical methods, excellent writing and other communication skills, research productivity as evidenced by scientific publications, and a strong interest in HIV research. Candidates with strong methodological background will be preferred.


Equal Opportunity Employer

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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Department Contact Name and Title

Miranda Pennachi


Department Contact Telephone or Email


Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter


Supplemental Questions

1. * What is your highest degree?

  • PhD
  • MD
  • PharmD
  • DDS
  • DVM
  • JD
  • Masters
  • Other

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