Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute. We are very excited about our new growth opportunities at the N.C. Research Campus and hope to expand our team as we continue to recruit new faculty to the institute. As new positions become available, we will list details in this section.

Current Job Openings

  1. EXTENSION ASSOCIATE – NUTRITION (Click to Review or Apply)
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    PHHI is hiring for a nutrition-­related position with its N.C. Cooperative Extension team based at the N.C. Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. This position will be responsible for creating a nutrition-­oriented program to engage faculty from N.C. State University, NCRC partners and others while developing and disseminating research-based resources that educate key audiences about the health-­promoting characteristics of plants (primarily fruits and vegetables).

  2. SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 2014 (Click to Review or Apply)
    Paid research internship opportunities are available for the summer of 2014. Interns will assist researchers with a wide range of projects and tasks involving the discovery and delivery of health-promoting compounds in plants like fruits and vegetables. Potential interns must have full-time student status at their home institution (four-year college or university, community college or high school).
    The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) involves a unique 9-weeks summer internship program, which provides undergraduate students opportunities to participate and gain research experience in a multidisciplinary, cross-institutional research environment.

Visit https://jobs.ncsu.edu to search for more jobs within N.C. State University. Resumes are kept on file and distributed through listserv announcements for those who have expressed interest in job opportunities with the Plants for Human Health Institute.

Please visit N.C. Research Campus website for the most up-to-date list of available positions at the campus.

Living and Working in Kannapolis and the Charlotte Region

The Plants for Human Health Institute and the N.C. Research Campus, are located in Kannapolis, a thriving city of 43,000 located along the I-85 corridor just outside of Charlotte. A central point in the high-growth area north of Charlotte’s city center, Kannapolis is within 30 minutes from I-77, Uptown Charlotte, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Davidson College and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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