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Research Associate Professor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - 412013
Posting Open Date:
Open Until Filled:
Position Type:
Permanent Faculty
Working Title:
Research Associate Professor
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:
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 Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a Research Associate Professor for a fixed term faculty position. This position will place a strong emphasis on leading research activities focused on neonatology, such as neurodevelopmental outcomes and complications of prematurity. Research will require the development of their own research team to conduct basic, translational, or clinical research activities.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Candidates must have a PhD and five years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:
Preference will be given to candidates that have previous leadership of a research team and have served as a primary investigator on funded studies.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:

Not Applicable.

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