Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleAssistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeTenured/Tenure TrackSalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002307Posting Open Date03/21/2018Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date06/01/2018Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) School of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant professor faculty position in the Department of Orthodontics and the Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC). Both the orthodontic program and BRIC exist in a rich environment within a prestigious academic health center, a superb public university and an attractive college town atmosphere adjacent to the Research Triangle Park. We are seeking an outstanding clinician-scientist or scientist with academic experience, who will be expected to develop an independent, outstanding and sustainable research program focusing on novel machine learning platforms within the orthodontic department to advance clinic and research of orthodontics in the 21st century. Experience on dental CBCT segmentation/landmark detection or reference model estimation is highly desirable. Candidates with machine learning background on image analysis are particularly encouraged to apply. Strong knowledge on programming (good command of LINUX, C and C++, scripting, and Matlab) and on deep learning tools (Caffe, TensorFlow and Keras) and a strong track record of securing extramural research funds is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have a joint appointment in the BRIC and will participate in both Orthodontics and BRIC functions, such as faculty meeting, seminars, as well as research activity supervision. A record of scholarly activity in image-based precision medicine and dental research is desirable. Rank will be determined by applicant’s qualifications and experience. Tentative starting date: June 1, 2018. Interested candidates should apply at the following link and attach a cover letter addressed to Search Committee Chair, current curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests (if applicable), and names and full contact information of three professional references.

Educational Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy or equivalent degree, and must have a minimum of three years of experience in research of medical imaging and demonstrated ability in obtaining extramural funding.

Qualifications and Experience

A record of scholarly activity in image-based precision medicine and dental research is desirable. A strong track record of securing extramural research funds is highly desirable.

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.

Special InstructionsQuick Link Contact Name and TitleNicole Falkowski; HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or Email919-537-3356Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Certification/licenses
  2. Degree Transcripts
  3. Writing/research Sample
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other




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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 10/20/2020
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