Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Pediatrics - 412001
Appointment Type: Open Rank
Vacancy ID: FAC0002033
Position Summary: The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Pediatrics. The Chair will also be the Physician-in-Chief of the UNC Children's Hospital. The Department is one of the top pediatric programs in the country and is ranked highly nationally for innovative, multidisciplinary research. In partnership with the NC Children's Hospital, the Department of Pediatrics has generous state support and a successful record of federal funding for training and research. The selected individual will lead a diverse group of over 150 faculty members and will oversee all aspects of the Department, including clinical practice, educational activities, research programs, and fiscal management, and will be responsible for allocation of resources and developing and implementing policies within the Department. The Chair will provide leadership and direction for the clinical, educational, research and professional missions of the Department consistent with the strategic planning of the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals/UNC Health Care.
Education Requirements: Minimum qualifications include an M.D./D.O. degree with board certification in Pediatrics.
Qualification and Experience: Must have a distinguished record of research accomplishment, a strong commitment to clinical excellence, education and diversity, and clear demonstration of the qualities needed to lead and manage a multifaceted academic department in the 21st century.
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: Amy Armstrong, Sr. Executive Assistant
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: Amy.Armstrong@unchealth.unc.edu