Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Physician Scientist

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Physician Scientist

Appointment Type:

Open Rank


Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)/ North Carolina Children’s Hospital is seeking an individual for a 1.0 FTE, tenure / non-tenure track physician-scientist faculty position in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine to provide clinical care and contribute to our research mission in the area of clinical or laboratory research, quality improvement, or medical education.

The North Carolina Children’s Hospital is part of a quaternary care medical center with a 58 bed multidisciplinary Neonatal Critical Care Center (NCCC) that admits over 900 patients per year and supports active pediatric general surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, newborn airway programs, as well as being the referral center for central and eastern North Carolina. The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine currently consists of 13 faculty members and 7 fellows who are part of a fully-accredited Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program. NIH-funded research projects include the ELGAN-ECHO Study and participation in the NICHD Global Health Network, the Neonatal Research Network, and the Pediatric Trials Network.

Greater Chapel Hill is a two-town, three-county region situated in the center of North Carolina, equidistant to the mountains and the beach, and offers small town charm and big city cultural and athletic events. Our region features one of the best public school systems in the country, world class health care facilities, and access to one of the best workforces in America (Chapel Hill is the 2nd most educated city in the nation according to the US Census Bureau). Chapel Hill is a community filled with brilliant minds, award-winning restaurants, innovative businesses, outstanding public schools, and a vibrant music and performing arts scene. This community is considered one of the best college towns in America.

Educational Requirements:

The successful candidate will be board certified/board eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine with training and experience in clinical neonatology.

Qualifications and Experience:

This full-time faculty position will be committed to patient care and contribute to our academic missions of research and medical education. A demonstrated commitment to quality improvement is expected for all faculty within the Division. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, experience, and academic accomplishments.

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.




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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time