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Cornea & External Disease (Open Rank Faculty)

Employer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location
Carrboro, NC
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
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

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

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 Department of Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accepting applications for a full-time, fixed-term faculty position in Cornea and External Disease. Responsibilities include patient surgical and medical care of cornea/external diseases, providing high quality resident and medical student training, and participation in clinical and/or basic research. Academic rank and salary will be based on experience and credentials.

For additional information contact: Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH. Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, UNC-CH, Department of Ophthalmology, 5151 Bioinformatics Bldg., CB# 7040, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7040, phone: 919-966-5296, fax: 919-966-1908.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

MD required. Selected candidate must be fellowship trained in corneal and external diseases, and have successfully completed a fully accredited residency-training program in ophthalmology.

North Carolina licensure or eligibility is required to finalize appointment. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Not applicable.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

In addition to a formal application submitted at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/269933, candidates must submit a CV, cover letter, and list of at least 3 individuals (to include contact information and email address) who may be contacted to provide a professional reference.

Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/269933

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