Research Faculty (Open Rank)
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Family Medicine - 411601
Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track
Vacancy ID: FAC0002543
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 two tenured/tenure track Research Faculty positions. 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. Securing grant funding is expected. Successful candidates should have teaching experience with a variety of learners, including medical students, residents, fellows, and allied health professionals and an interest in teaching in the medical school. This position will need to generate scholarly productivity and developing proposals. Dissemination of presentations and publications at the national, local, and state levels is expected. The mission of the Department of Family Medicine is to promote the health of the people of North Carolina and the nation through leadership and innovation in clinical practice, medical education, research and community service. We are concerned with both current needs and future generations, and have a special commitment to the underserved, mothers and children, the elderly and other populations at risk in a time of rapid changes in the organization of health care. Learn more about the Department of Family Medicine at: https://www.med.unc.edu/fammed/ The Research Faculty roles will be an integral part of the department's research section. Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: * Clinical: Clinical responsibilities will be determined by application's qualification and training, all determined with the fair and standard allocation of credit applied to all faculty. This could include continuity clinic in the UNC Family Medicine Center, or clinical care and teaching in the hospital on the Family Medicine Inpatient Service or in the Observation unit, among a variety of other clinical possibilities. * Teaching & Education: Like all other faculty in the department, this position will be expected to fulfill the institutions' teaching mission, including teaching various learners and faculty in research methods as appropriate. In addition, the individual will serve as a mentor to students and fellows. * Research: This position will need to generate scholarly productivity by generating extramural funding, producing 2-4 research manuscripts annually, disseminating research through presentations and publications at the national, local and state level will be expected, and participating in the department's vibrant scholarly environment, including teaching and mentoring a variety of learners, collaborating with others within and external to the department on research proposals, and in other ways helping the department continue our national leadership. * Institutional Citizenship: All faculty are expected to work as part of the larger team to improve access, reduce cost, improve quality, and promote efficiency and better health outcomes. You may be requested to engage in community outreach and attend professional events to assist with program development and building professional relationships with referring providers. In addition, attention to timely and complete documentation and high patient satisfaction are expected of all faculty members in our department. The UNC Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. Faculty rank and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience plus excellent UNC faculty physician benefits. The Department prefers full-time positions, but is willing to negotiate to no less than .75 FTE (full time equivalent).
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. 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. History of successful peer reviewed publications and participation and success in grant writing is preferred. This position is supported through secured funding and clinical work.
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
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