Podiatrist

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Apr 15, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Surgery - Vascular - 414060

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0001985

Position Summary: The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic podiatrist to join our Vascular Surgery Division. The Division of Vascular Surgery is among 9 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 6 faculty members (1 podiatrist and 5 vascular surgeons) that provide a broad array of clinical services in order to provide the highest quality care for lower extremity wound and podiatry patients. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate's experience. Faculty members within the Division of Vascular Surgery/Podiatry Services must possess a desire to commit to all three missions of the department and school of medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. Additionally, podiatry faculty may participate in outreach to our hospitals. Regarding the research mission, a commitment to any one of a broad array of research interests is desirable, including but not limited to clinical, outcomes, health services, basic science, translational, ethics, or education. Regarding the clinical mission, faculty members must be committed to delivering high quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of UNC. Selected candidate must be team-oriented and have the ability to interact well with colleagues inside and out of the Division.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Prospective candidates must be Board Certified/Board eligible in Podiatric Surgery. Chosen candidates must either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.

Qualification and Experience: The ideal applicant will have an interest in diabetic foot and ankle management, general podiatry and podiatric surgery. Experience is desirable, but not required. Applicants with research experience in clinical outcomes and quality, health services research, or basic science/translational research are strongly encouraged to apply, as are applicants with research experience in podiatric medicine and surgery.

Equal Opportunity Employer: 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.

Department Contact Name and Title: Jana Ross, MA, HR Manager

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: jana_ross@med.unc.edu

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