Open Rank

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Open Rank

Appointment Type:

Tenured/Tenure Track

Salary Range:

Dependent on Qualifications/Experience


Full Time

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Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


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Position Summary:

The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invite applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate must have an exceptional record of publications in leading peer-reviewed journals, a well-defined research vision, and will be expected to establish and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We will consider any qualified candidates working with mammalian models, organoid culture systems, or human IPSCs. Research areas of particular interest include inflammatory bowel disease, lipoprotein formation, absorption and regulation, specialized immune cell functions and the intersection of intestinal biology with cardiovascular metabolism, but outstanding work in any area of gastrointestinal physiology will be considered.

The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology ( and the UNC Department of Medicine ( provide outstanding environments for ground breaking research and career development. The University offers an array of modern Core facilities for preclinical and clinical research (

UNC Chapel Hill offers a rich academic environment with extensive opportunities for collaborative research within the institution. As one of the three “points” of The Research Triangle along with Raleigh and Durham, the lovely university town of Chapel Hill continually receives accolades for being a top location to live and work for educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School System is considered to be one of the best in the nation.

Educational Requirements:

Applicants should have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree.

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates must have a history of successful research in gastrointestinal physiology and demonstrate a high capacity to receive external, independent funding.

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 Instructions:

Applicants should apply online at The online application will require a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief (2-3 page) statement of ongoing and planned research, and the names and contact information for four referees. Applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.




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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time