Assistant Professor

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Psychiatry - Research - 412250

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Vacancy ID: FAC0002135

Position Summary: The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invite applications for a junior faculty position on the tenure-track. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative externally-funded clinical and basic research program directed at uncovering the epigenetic consequences of stress and aging using state-of-the art genetic techniques. It is also expected that the candidate will be able to develop a clinical program centered around stress-related disorders. A demonstrated ability to write successful extramural grant applications and eligibility for licensure to practice psychiatry in the state of North Carolina are required. The Department of Psychiatry provides an outstanding environment for groundbreaking research and career development. UNC also supports an exceptional array of state-of-the-art core facilities for neuroscience research.

Application Deadline: 01/05/2018

Education Requirements: Applicants should have an MD and PhD degree and and have completed a postdoctoral training.

Qualification and Experience: Applicants with demonstrated expertise in the clinical manifestations and genetic underpinnings of stress are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to write successful grant applications and publish in refereed scientific journals.

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: Laura Catherine Newton

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