Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Microbiology and Immunology - 422501
Appointment Type: Open Rank
Vacancy ID: FAC0002314
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 Microbiology and Immunology. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is nationally recognized for its excellence and is ranked in the top five U.S. public universities in both microbiology and immunology. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides a highly collaborative and interactive environment. The department ranks second in the nation for NIH funding. The Microbiology and Immunology faculty pursue basic and translational research in immunology, microbial interactions, and virology with collaborators across clinical and basic science departments within the School of Medicine and across other Health Sciences campuses including Schools of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Dentistry. The selected individual will provide leadership and direction to a diverse group of 176 faculty, staff, and trainees that contribute to the research and educational missions of the department.
Education Requirements: Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D., M.D./ D.O. degree.
Qualification and Experience: Must have a distinguished record of research accomplishment, a strong commitment to education and diversity, and a clear demonstration of the qualities needed to lead and manage a multifaceted academic department.
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: Crystal Walker, Sr. Executive Assistant
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: Crystal.Walker@unchealth.unc.edu
Special Instructions for Applicants: Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the search has been successfully concluded. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter describing your interest, current curriculum vitae, and a research/leadership statement via the following http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/135614. Candidates considered for an interview will be asked to provide the names and contact information for four references. Women and individuals identifying as underrepresented are strongly encouraged to apply.