Assistant Professor

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Posting Information

Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleAssistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeTenured/Tenure TrackSalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0003162Posting Open Date02/28/2020Application Deadline11/11/2020Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date10/01/2020Position Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level to develop a research program in health services, health quality and/or implementation, mental health policy within the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health ( and the UNC Department of Psychiatry ( The Center provides a continuum of multi-disciplinary, recovery-based care to persons with mental illness in central North Carolina and has several innovative programs including a specialty medical home for persons with chronic mental illness, a state-wide technical assistance program for assertive community treatment (ACT) teams and supported employment programs, and programs for justice-involved individuals. The successful candidate will develop an independent research program, and participate in multi-disciplinary collaboration within the Center and Department of Psychiatry, and with other departments and schools within UNC, government organizations, and the private sector. There is an opportunity for joint appointment with Gillings School of Global Public Health ( and the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research (

Educational Requirements

Applicants must hold an MD/DO, MD/PhD or PhD.

Qualifications and Experience

The core requirements for this position are: (1) a research focus on health services related to mental health and substance abuse services, best practices implementation, and policy; (2) strong research skills with a relevant publication record in peer-reviewed journals; (3) a record of grant-funded scholarship with the strong potential for obtaining independent research 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

Interested candidates may apply by going to and attaching a curriculum vitae, letter of application, and four references.

Quick Link Contact Name and TitleLaura Catherine NewtonDepartment 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
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 10/15/2020
    Application Due: 1/13/2021
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