Clinical Research Fellow


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Date Posted: January 5, 2022

Clinical Research Fellow Position Summary The Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill is accepting applications for a 2-year funded Colorectal Research Fellowship with a focus on assessment of rectal cancer response to neoadjuvant therapy, hereditary and early-age-of onset colorectal cancer and surgical disparities research. This research program recently relocated to UNC with a robust track record of productivity and past NIH funding. We are seeking candidates who will have completed a minimum of two (2) years of training in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program preferably in the USA or Canada. We will consider exceptional candidates from international programs. The goal of the program is to provide an opportunity to conduct meaningful clinical, translational, health services research in a mentored and supervised environment. Expectations include conducting research leading to peer reviewed publications and presentation at national meetings. Dedicated Departmental statistical support, Research Coordinator and Research Administrator help facilitate protocol development, IRB submission and grant writing.   Minimum Education and Experience Requirements MD or equivalent. 2 years of ACGME-accredited general surgery residency.   Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Please apply online at   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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.  

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