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Glaucoma Faculty (Open Rank)

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

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Organization Type
Ophthalmology - 413201
Posting Open Date:
Open Until Filled:
Position Type:
Permanent Faculty
Working Title:
Glaucoma 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 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:
An open rank Fixed-term Glaucoma Ophthalmologist position is currently available in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Responsibilities include patient care, research, resident teaching and supervision, as well as teaching medical students. This position will serve patients at both the UNC Kittner Eye Center, located 2226 Nelson Hwy, Ste. 200, Chapel Hill, NC and at various other clinical sites owned by UNC Eye. Rank, career track, and salary are commensurate with experience.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Prerequisites include successful graduation from an approved ophthalmology residency-training program, a 1 - 2 year fellowship in glaucoma, and demonstration of excellence in all scholarly and training activities. Qualifications include board certification or eligibility, and eligibility for licensure in North Carolina.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:
Prior experience in academic medicine and working as a part of a high-performing clinical team.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:

Not Applicable.
Special Instructions:
In addition to an online application submitted at, interested applicants should submit their CV, cover letter, and a list of 3-5 contacts (email addresses included) who can be contacted for a professional written letter of reference.

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