Neuroimmunologist (Open Rank)

Updated: 2 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information

Department Neurology - 411801
Posting Open Date 03/20/2024
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Neuroimmunologist (Open Rank)
Appointment Type Open Rank
Vacancy ID FAC0005005
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2024

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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 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 University of North Carolina (UNC) Department of Neurology invites applications for a full-time neurologist to join the UNC Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Division. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic neurologist specializing in Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology with a strong academic ambition, team-oriented mindset, and enthusiasm for contributing significantly to further growth of the UNC Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Program. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.
A successful candidate is expected to provide state-of-the-art clinical care to patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other immune-mediated disorders of the central nervous system, actively participate in teaching activities (fellows, residents, medical students), supervise physician assistant(s) and clinical pharmacist practitioner, and work on further expansion of the UNC Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Division research portfolio.
UNC Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Division is a well-established MS Center recognized by the National MS Society as the Center for Comprehensive MS Care, with a large patient referral network. An integral part of the UNC Division of Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology is the Bodford Family Transverse Myelitis Center, one of few centers in the USA dedicated to comprehensive care of transverse myelitis of any cause. UNC Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Division is also a home to the UNC Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Fellowship Program. 
UNC at Chapel Hill is the oldest and highly ranked public university in the United States that offers a plethora of opportunities for clinical and translational research. The Chapel Hill/Triangle Region is widely regarded as a leading academic/biotech region with an exceptionally high quality of life.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
MD or DO, Fellowship trained in Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology or Autoimmune Neurology. The candidate must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology. Applicants must be eligible for North Carolina licensure.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Strong neurology clinical skills and experience/interest in providing care to diverse patient population.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

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Department Contact Name and Title Le'Quisha Person, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Academic Personnel Office Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected].
Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 
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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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