Child Abuse Pediatrician

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information
Posting Information

Department General Pediatrics - 412009
Posting Open Date 06/11/2024
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Child Abuse Pediatrician
Appointment Type Open Rank
Vacancy ID FAC0005107
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and Qualifications
Proposed Start Date 09/01/2024

Position Information

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (GPAM) at the University of North Carolina is recruiting a BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to join the Child Maltreatment Section. This individual would help to grow the inpatient and outpatient child maltreatment clinical program and participate in resident and medical student education. Other clinical opportunities would also be incorporated into the faculty position based on interests of the candidate. The development of other areas of faculty expertise relevant to child abuse and neglect is encouraged. Depending on the experience of the candidate, additional duties may include a leadership role within a component of the Child Maltreatment Section. This recruitment is for an Open rank, fixed term, 0.5 to 1.0 FTE Academic appointment that will be offered commensurate with the candidates experience. 
The Child Maltreatment Section is a diverse team that currently includes two board certified child abuse pediatricians, three generalist pediatricians, one nurse practitioner and two social workers. The division has innovative programs in clinical care and advocacy, an active research portfolio, and a strong emphasis on education both locally and in a statewide program that assures the quality of evaluations done through the state. 
The GPAM division is one of the largest in the Department of Pediatrics and includes child maltreatment, outpatient care, adolescent medicine and other affiliated specialty services such as development/behavioral pediatrics. The division has a nationally-known and productive research program in addition to a long record of teaching excellence. The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina is an attractive place to live and work with great climate, schools, and both mountains and beaches within a day drive. Applicants from under-represented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Specific requirements for competitive applicants include being board certified/eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and having fellowship or equivalent post-residency training.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
This position entails clinical consults in inpatient and outpatient clinics. This position would be an excellent fit for a early career faculty member with a strong interest in education and clinical work.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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Department Contact Name and Title Molly Berkoff
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
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