Open Rank Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleOpen Rank ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeFacultySalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002900Posting Open Date08/23/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledNoProposed Start Date01/01/2020Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Orthopaedics Department in collaboration with the Cell Biology and Physiology Department seeks outstanding candidates for an open-rank faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.
The Orthopaedics Department provides a high level of expertise in musculoskeletal care and is developing its research program in conjunction with the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology which is a national leading research and education department and will provide an excellent environment for research activities and career development. The position will also work with the Thurston Arthritis Research Center which is an international leader in musculoskeletal research. The School of Medicine is located on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Public Health, as well as the College of Arts and Sciences. The Schools and College have many outstanding interdisciplinary research collaborations between clinical and basic sciences.

Educational Requirements


Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate will hold a PhD and have an exceptional record of research accomplishments as demonstrated by robust extramural funding, publications in leading peer-reviewed journals and a well-defined research vision. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level will further be expected to demonstrate national leadership and international recognition within their discipline. We seek individuals with interests in all areas of scoliosis and spinal deformity and other important musculoskeletal conditions. The use of model organisms that translate toward clinically-relevant findings is encouraged. The faculty member will be expected to provide a collaborative interface between the research activities of the two Departments. Ample opportunities to teach and train graduate and medical students are provided and thus, excellent mentoring and teaching skills in both didactic and interactive styles are 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 TitleKelly ArmstrongDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] 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
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    1. * What is your highest degree?
      • PhD
      • MD
      • PharmD
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      • MLS/MIS
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    Posted: 12/27/2019
    Application Due: 12/22/2020
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