Senior Research Faculty (Open Rank)
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Family Medicine - 411601
Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track
Vacancy ID: FAC0002113
Position Summary: The Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a national leader in innovative clinical care and teaching, is seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured Senior Research Faculty position. Successful candidates will demonstrate the capacity for high-quality research, teaching, and clinical care, and will be expected to publish in top-tier academic/ medical journals. Expertise in health services research with an exceptional track record of publications and grant awards is a necessary condition for consideration, as is evidence of excellence in teaching. Successful candidate should have teaching experience with a variety of learners from medical students to fellows as well as allied health professionals and an interest in teaching in the medical school. The position has administrative responsibilities to manage a large portfolio of contracts and grants including: monitoring budgets, contract details, staffing projects, and performance reporting for grants and staff. This position will need to generate scholarly productivity by producing 1-2 research manuscripts annually and developing research proposals in addition to serving as the primary point of support for junior level researchers in developing research manuscripts, mentoring researchers in writing proposals, and seeking and cultivating potential partnerships to grow research efforts within the Department of Family Medicine. Dissemination of presentations and publications at the national, local and state levels is expected. Salary and faculty rank are commensurate with experience plus excellent UNC faculty benefits.
Education Requirements: A MD or DO is required. Candidates must be board certified/ board eligible in Family Medicine. Fellowship training and/or an advanced degree (e.g. MPH) is highly desirable but not mandatory.
Qualification and Experience: The successful candidate must have excellent clinical and teaching skills and have a passion for pursuing an academic career in Family Medicine. Exceptional track record of research and demonstrated capacity for high-quality research, publication in top-tier academic/medical journals, and grant awards is required. This position requires excellent writing skills and experience developing publications and reports appropriate for dissemination to a variety of audiences (e.g., academic, project funders), as well as evaluation and research proposals. Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with project funders and clients. Experience with supervising researchers at the pre-doctorate and master's level is desired. This position is 100% funded through grants and contracts.
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: Ethan Pitts, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: 984-974-4879 / Ethan_Pitts@med.unc.edu