Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information
Posting Information


Department Peds-Gastroenterology - 412008
Posting Open Date 03/28/2024
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0005023
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and/or Qualifications
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.
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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 seeks 1 BE/BC Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join 10 Faculty and 4 Advanced nurse practitioners in expanding the academic and clinical mission of the Division of Pediatrics Gastroenterology. The academic position is fixed term at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Exceptional individuals interested in building outstanding clinical programs are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in academic scholarship, clinic care, and teaching. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, ranks among the world’s leading research universities. The Division has strong ties with the Division of Adult Gastroenterology, the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease, The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Science (NC TraCS) Institute, and The Gillings School of Global and Public Health.
The North Carolina Children’s Hospital yearly serves more than 70,000 children from all 100 North Carolina counties for over 200,000 visits for diagnosis and treatment. This family-focused hospital serves as the primary teaching facility for UNC Pediatric residents. The pediatric inpatient service has an 88-bed capacity and 5,900 surgical and pediatric admissions each year The pediatric Intensive Care Unit has a 20-bed capacity, and the Newborn Critical Care Center has a 58-bed capacity with approximately 850 admissions yearly.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
MD, board certified/board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required. 
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Candidate should have demonstrated excellence in academic scholarship, clinical care, and teaching.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
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Department Contact Information


Department Contact Name and Title Francisco Sylvester
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
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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