Child Neurologist

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Neurology - 411801

Appointment Type: Open Rank

Vacancy ID: FAC0002084

Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Division of Pediatric Neurology is seeking BE/BC neurologists for two Open Rank appointments with clinical and/or research interests in Child Neurology to join our faculty. 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 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 and a growing SMA 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 also 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.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Board-certified or board-eligible in Child Neurology. Candidates must have an M.D., D.O. or equivalent

Qualification and Experience: Candidates must have completed a residency in Child Neurology and be Board-certified or board-eligible in Child Neurology.

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: katrina mounlavongsy

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