Child Neurology Faculty Open Rank

University of North Carolina
New Hanover County, NC
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

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Doctors, Neurology
Organization Type
Posting Information

Posting Information

Neurology-Pediatrics - 411805

Posting Open Date

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Position Type
Permanent Faculty

Working Title
Child Neurology Faculty Open Rank

Appointment Type
Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID

Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week


Position Location
North Carolina, US

Hiring Range
Dependent on Experience and Qualifications

Proposed Start Date

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Division of Pediatric Neurology is seeking an Open Rank, full-time fixed term Faculty to join our expanding pediatric neurology division.

This teaching faculty/primary academic appointment requires providing tertiary clinical services, teaching resident physicians, pediatric neurology fellows, and medical students in child neurology.
Clinical responsibilities will include providing medical services and training residents and fellows during rotations on inpatient general child neurology and pediatric neurology specialty outpatient clinics. Dedicated teaching at all levels including medical students, residents and fellows through lectures, seminars, conferences and grand rounds is required. Participation in clinical research and extramural scholarly activities in the form of publications and service in professional organizations is expected.

The position comes with great potential for promotion depending on academic, clinical, or research interest.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Candidate should possess an M.D. or equivalent degree and have completed both a child neurology residency in an ACGME accredited programs. The ideal candidate should be ABPN board certified/ board eligible in child neurology.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Subspecialty interest in any of the following is not required but would increase the division's capacity: headache, movement disorder, autoimmune, and/or neuromuscular.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title
Le'Quisha Person, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email

Academic Personnel Office Contact 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

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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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