Careers

Overview of Career Opportunities

The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences offers competitive salaries, attractive benefits, a stimulating work environment, and coworkers with diverse backgrounds. Interested candidates must complete the appropriate Hamner employment application form. As a matter of practice, The Hamner makes applications for general employment available only when a position is open and advertised. The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Working in the Triangle

The Hamner is ideally located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, an internationally known center for cutting-edge research and development that is also home to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and major facilities of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Three major research universities form the triangle for which the area is named: Duke University in Durham, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hamner scientists have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers at numerous organizations in the Research Triangle.

Living in North Carolina

The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has many attractions, including the American Dance Festival, Eno River State Park, Jordan Lake State Recreation Area, North Carolina Botanical Garden, North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Theatre, and ACC basketball. The North Carolina Zoological Park and the living history town of Old Salem are within a short driving distance of the Research Triangle. From central North Carolina where The Hamner is located, residents can easily travel to the Outer Banks and other beaches along the Atlantic coast or to the Appalachian Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Hamner staff members enjoy the intellectually stimulating environment of Research Triangle Park and the rich cultural and social life of Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Staff members also enjoy many recreational opportunities in a beautiful, historic state that stretches from the mountains to the coast.

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