Employment & Internships

North Carolina Institute of Medicine Senior Managing Editor/Communications Specialist

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine’s senior managing editor/communications specialist will be responsible for all facets of developing and disseminating health policy research information through the development and production of the NCMJ, a bimonthly scholarly journal of health policy published by the NCIOM. In addition, the senior managing editor/communications specialist will provide communications expertise for the organization as a whole.

For more information, please see the job posting online at UNC. Applications due April 3, 2017.

North Carolina Institute of Medicine Student Research Assistant
2017 Silberman Health Policy Scholar

Applications due March 27, 2017

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is an independent, quasi-state agency that was chartered by the NC General Assembly in 1983 to provide balanced, nonpartisan information on issues of relevance to the health of North Carolina’s population. The NCIOM convenes working groups of knowledgeable and interested individuals to study complex health issues facing the state in order to develop workable solutions to address these issues. Information about the NCIOM is available at www.nciom.org.

The NCIOM is seeking full-time undergraduate and/or graduate student research assistant(s) for the summer of 2017. The position will assist with ongoing projects related to Medicaid health analytics, early childhood maltreatment prevention, the journal we co-publish, the NCMJ, and other work. This position will involve working on literature reviews, helping to arrange task force meetings, taking minutes and writing meeting summaries, and editing documents. The student will have an opportunity to work with North Carolina health and policy leaders in identifying policy solutions to important health problems facing the state. The student may also have the opportunity to write sections of task force reports or issue briefs and will be involved with updating prior task force reports. There may be the possibility for students who are interested to continue working at the NCIOM in the 2017-18 school year.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants will have done undergraduate or graduate coursework in health policy, public policy, public health, or a closely related field of study, and have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing/editing skills. The summer position with the NCIOM/NCMJ will require a minimum commitment of fulltime (40 hours) for 10 weeks during the course of the summer. The position is located at the NCIOM office in Morrisville, NC. Interested candidates for the position should submit a resume and cover letter by Monday, March 27, 2017.

Please submit all materials to:
North Carolina Institute of Medicine
Chloe Louderback
630 Davis Drive, Suite 100
Morrisville, NC 27560

All inquiries should be directed to Berkeley Yorkery at 919.445.6151 or byorkery@nciom.org.

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine, in collaboration with the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is an ADA/EO Employer. The University reaffirms its commitment to equality of opportunity and pledges that it will not practice or permit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. The University complies with all applicable legislation prohibiting age discrimination in employment.