The Center for Women’s Health Research loves to work with multi-talented team-players. If you are a work-study student please check with the campus Work Study Office. Researchers may learn more about the Center’s services here.

CWHR also posts research fellowship, leadership, mentor and educational training opportunities here.

Students seeking opportunities within women’s health may complete this form.

Assistant to Pre-Award Manager

The Center for Women’s Health Research is looking for an individual with an interest in finance and accounting to apply their skills to the world of research. Detailed on-the-job training will be provided for the accepted student. Responsibilities included and is not limited to

  • Assist with budget preparation, related documentation and proposal submission forms
  • Assists in data collection and update
  • Faculty ‘Other Support’
  • Faculty ‘Bio-sketches’ (this is the Section D: Other Support)
  • Faculty ‘Proposal Status Update’
  • Upload final documents and forms via grant application system (Cayuse)
  • Have experience with excel and computing budget spreadsheets
  • Assist with grant timeline / hard stop dates via outlook calendar
  • Convert word documents to Adobe PDF (if necessary)
  • Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate must have an evident interest in accounting, finance, and/or research administration. Experience utilizing the following office technology and software is also required: photocopiers, scanners, fax machines, personal computers, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, and email software (Outlook preferred). This position also requires an individual comfortable conversing with faculty researchers and office staff in-person, over email, or via phone. Finally, the ideal student must be comfortable working and researching independently once given a task.

This position requires a 6 to 10 hour a week commitment. CWHR is located in Southern Village, one-mile south of campus. The office is easily accessed via the NS and V bus lines. Free, ample parking is available as well. This position is available for self-referral by submitting a resume and cover letter to or for the Spring term through the UNC Work Study website (search Employer ‘Ctr for Women’s Hlth Research’).

Social Media and Communications Assistant – Center for Women’s Health Research

The Center for Women’s Health Research is looking for an individual with a diverse skill set they can apply to the public communications functions of our office. The primary function of this position is to manage the Center’s social media calendar. This will require a weekly commitment and strong organization skills. The position will also require someone with an interest in external and internal communication. This may include: finding material for our blog, newsletter, and social media accounts; developing and maintaining contact lists; interviewing principal investigators and research participants for stories; as well as assistance with occasional event coordination.

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess strong writing skills
  • Open to having their work constructively critiqued for style, form, and content
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms
  • Knowledge of/willingness to learn basic web management skills
  • Willingness to assist with administrative duties
  • Comfort speaking with diverse professional and public groups
  • Occasional event coordination
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Interest in learning, or current working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign a plus
  • Available 4-6 hours per week

Please note that our office is located one-mile south of main campus. We have free, ample parking, and are easily accessible via the NS and V bus lines. This position is available for self-referral by submitting a resume and cover letter to or for the Spring term through the UNC Work Study website (search Employer ‘Ctr for Women’s Hlth Research’).

Grant Writers Needed – Center for Women’s Health Research

Are you a skilled wordsmith with a PhD-level medical writing background? Do you have experience with women’s health issues? If so we’d love to talk to you. The Center for Women’s Health Research is adding to our pool of grant writers to call upon when our principal investigators have proposals that need polishing. Work may include simple proofreading and editing or may involve micro- or macro-editing, or writing depending on the project. This work is on an as-needed, as-you’re-interested basis. Send your resume, two writing samples that demonstrate your medical writing ability, and any questions you may have to . Interested candidates must be willing to undergo a background check in accordance with UNC Independent Contractor guidelines, and sign a statement of work at the beginning of each project.

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Please do not contact the Center directly for SHRA and EHRA positions. All resumes and applications must go through the provided links to be considered for employment.