Child Neurology - Open Rank

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information
Posting Information


Department Neurology - 411801
Posting Open Date 05/03/2024
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Child Neurology - Open Rank
Appointment Type Open Rank
Vacancy ID FAC0005060
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2024

Position Information


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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
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
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
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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Division of Pediatric Neurology is seeking a BE/BC neurologist for experienced Assistant, Associate, and Professor level appointments with strong interest in clinical trials, research, and clinical service in Child Neurology to join our faculty.
This position’s responsibilities participation in ongoing robust pediatric neurology and neurodevelopmental clinical trials through the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities and the UNC Neurology Clinical Trials Unit. This position is expected to allow the physician to grow and direct further clinical trials in pediatric cohorts within the interest fields of the investigator.
Our division is committed to clinical excellence, education, and research and is continuing to grow. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has very competitive salaries and benefits, with excellent physician support and high job satisfaction. We provide opportunities for faculty career development including support for academics and research. We have a comprehensive epilepsy level IV section with multidisciplinary treatment approaches including epilepsy surgery, VNS (vagus nerve stimulation) and ketogenic diet. 
Our program boasts several internationally acclaimed programs such as the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, TEACCH Autism Program, North Carolina Neuroscience Center, UNC Center for AIDS research, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, among others. We also have a robust neurofibromatosis program, pediatric sleep medicine program and a growing SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) program, as well as a very successful pediatric epilepsy program. We have a number of subspecialty clinics and research collaborations with our Pediatric Medicine and Child Psychiatry Centers. We are developing additional new programs, e.g., neonatal neurology, pediatric stroke, and neurocritical care with strong institutional support.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a large primary pediatric residency with over twenty fellowship programs including a Child Neurology residency and a Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship. We are the pediatric training site for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill neurology residency. This position will offer a primary academic appointment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
North Carolina Children’s Hospital/University of North Carolina Health Care is one of the country’s premiere pediatric clinical, academic and research medical centers with more than 40 pediatric subspecialty clinics, 250 beds, and the region’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. We have a number of satellites with outpatient clinics. The Department provides a strong commitment to clinical and translational research with dedicated personnel to assist and oversee grant efforts in a dedicated Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of North Carolina.
The North Carolina Research Triangle Park (RTP) metropolitan area is a regional community with over 1.3 million residents. The area is cosmopolitan with one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities. The area is accompanied by excellent dining, entertainment, music, professional sports, and museums. Within the RTP, Chapel Hill offers excellent opportunities for K-12 education in both public and private school venues; several Chapel Hill area schools are listed among the Best Schools in the Nation. The area is home to several colleges and universities. Chapel Hill is a classic college town, with numerous cultural offerings, abundant housing options, easy commutes, and outstanding school districts. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many springs, lakes, parks and forests, and rivers. The climate encourages outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, bicycling, and camping. This all combines to make Chapel Hill and surrounding areas a wonderful place to live and pursue a career.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Candidates must have an M.D., D.O. or equivalent and be board certified/board eligible.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Clinical and/or research interests in Child Neurology.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
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Department Contact Information


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Academic Personnel Office Contact Information
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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