Stroke and Vascular Neurologist- Division Chief

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Stroke and Vascular Neurologist- Division Chief

Appointment Type:

Open Rank


Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The Department of Neurology at the University of North Carolina seeks qualified applicants with strong clinical, teaching and research skills for a full-time Division Chief Faculty position in the area of Stroke and Vascular Neurology. The candidate must be BC/BE in both Neurology and Vascular Neurology. This individual will join and lead the team of four Vascular Neurologists directing acute stroke and neuro-hospitalist care at the UNC Medical Center. The Medical Center is home to the Joint Commission-certified UNC Hospitals Comprehensive Stroke Center, an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Gold Plus and Target Elite Plus Honor Roll program. While on-service, this individual will supervise resident-staffed acute stroke and neurohospitalist teams, with support from Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care, Neurosurgery, Neurointerventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. There is an active acute stroke thrombectomy program with rapid advanced stroke imaging capabilities. The Stroke Center includes dedicated Neuro-ICU, step-down, and acute inpatient beds staffed by neuro-trained nurses and allied health specialists. A CARF-certified stroke rehab hospital is also located on-site. Additional clinical and research support is provided by a stroke program manager, a nurse coordinator, data analysts/specialists, a stroke NP/navigator, an ACGME Vascular Neurology fellow, UCNS Neurocritical Care fellows, Neurointerventional Radiology fellows, a stroke imaging research fellow, and several stroke study coordinators. This individual will have ample academic time and career mentor-ship to develop his/her clinical, research, and teaching interests. There are a variety of opportunities available for this individual in administration, program building, systems development, and outreach.

Educational Requirements:

MD or DO required.

Qualifications and Experience:

The candidate must be BC/BE in both Neurology and Vascular Neurology.

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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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time