Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Aug 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Peds-Gastroenterology - 412008

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0002092

Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks 1 BE/BC Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join 7 faculty and 3 advanced nurse practitioners in expanding the academic and clinical mission of the Division of Pediatric 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, clinical 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 Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, and The Gillings School of Global 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. The Chapel Hill area offers outstanding quality of life, excellent schools and beautiful surroundings.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: MD, board certified/board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Qualification and Experience: MD, board certified/board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in academic scholarship, clinical care and teaching. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required.

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: Francisco Sylvester, MD

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: fsylvester@unc.edu