Applications Analyst – UNC Division of Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a temporary Applications Analyst to support a number of research projects. The Applications Analyst will work under the direction of the research project investigators. The position requires broad technical support for the building and maintenance of large relational clinic research databases and web-enabled data entry and reporting tools. Additionally the Applications Analyst will develop and maintain smaller research related databases, complete data requests and queries, and develop and maintain study related websites. The Analyst will demonstrate technical knowledge of web-enabled technologies, relational database structure and function, quality assurance and improvement systems, and industry standard processes for ensuring security of sensitive electronic data. The Applications Analyst must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, collaborate with a diverse research team, and demonstrate excellent organizational and professional communication skills.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Information Technology or a related field and at least 2 years directly related experience.

Qualifications & Experience Requirements:
Applicants should have hands-on experience with integrated hardware/software systems and programming skills to develop application programs. Skills in existing technologies including, but not limited to: web enabled platforms (e.g., C#, ASP.Net, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Visual Studio) and database management systems (e.g., SAS, SQL, batch scripting, MS Access) are required. Experience with systems integration and with developing data interfaces between different systems and networking platforms is required. Experience in the creation and management of web-enabled applications for data entry and reporting is required. Management and project coordination related to supporting the technical requirements of research projects is desired. Applicants must be self-motivated, fast learners, highly organized with the capability to serve as a technical liaison and to work with minimal supervision. Additionally the successful applicant must have demonstrated ability to set priorities and timelines, meet deadlines, work on many projects simultaneously, and be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with a diverse research team. Strong preference will be given to candidates whose previous experience is in clinical and/or public health research.

Approximate Salary Range: $23.80 – 45.24

Contact: If interested please contact Oksana Zakharova at oksana_zakharova@med.unc.edu.

Director of the Behavioral, Epidemiological and Clinical Sciences Division – FHI 360

FHI 360 is seeking a Director of the Behavioral, Epidemiological and Clinical Sciences Division in our Global Health Research Department. The Director will lead and manage a multidisciplinary team of more than 25 professionals. The Division designs and executes high quality health research studies across the social, behavioral, and bio-medical spectrum. 

The Division’s activities are conducted in collaboration with a range of international and domestic partners and through FHI 360’s offices in more than 60 countries around the world.  Much of the work addresses reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and other infectious diseases, in resource-constrained settings.  Capacity building and community engagement are central to this work.  This Director will be instrumental in achieving FHI 360’s highest goals – scientific and technical excellence.  This person will be based in FHI 360 headquarters in Durham, North Carolina.  Interested candidates should visit the FHI 360 website (https://www.fhi360.org/) or click here to learn more about this opportunity.