Academic Urogynecologist

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
June 18, 2023
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Department OBGYN-Urogynecology - 412460

Posting Open Date 12/21/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Academic Urogynecologist Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0003846 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Commensurate with experience Proposed Start Date 07/01/2023

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 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 University of North Carolina Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery is seeking a fellowship-trained academic urogynecologist for a full-time, open rank position. This position is ideally suited to a junior to mid-level faculty member. This position will be clinically active and also have time devoted to research and education. We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic individual who has a reputation of outstanding clinical excellence, whose primary responsibility will be the expansion of clinical services.

Clinical responsibilities will include the outpatient and surgical care of complex patients with pelvic floor disorders. Qualified applicants should have experience in the evaluation and management of pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, genitourinary fistulae, bladder pain syndrome, mesh complications, obstructed defecation, and fecal incontinence. Experience with office procedures is desired, including complex urodynamic studies, diagnostic and operative cystoscopy, urethral bulking injections, intravesicular botulinum toxin injections, sacral neuromodulation, and percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation.

Requisite surgical skills include extensive experience with vaginal and robotic or laparoscopic repair of prolapse and urinary incontinence with and without the use of graft materials; repair of complex genitourinary fistulae; urethral diverticula, Gartner's duct cysts, Bartholin's gland removal, and removal of pelvic mesh. The appropriate candidate will be willing to engage in outreach efforts to attract patients with pelvic floor disorders to our centers.

The University of North Carolina has rigorous academic standards for promotion and the candidate must demonstrate a track record of academic excellence and scholarship. The research responsibilities of this position include traditional scholarship that is required for academic promotion, including conducting and assisting in research projects, mentoring fellows and residents, and ideally experience with research funding. We also require a candidate with evidence of teaching excellence, as this position will involve the direct supervision and education of medical and physician assistant students, residents, and fellows. We wish to attract a candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of the top programs in the country, with more than 100 faculty in 10 different divisions and more than 50 residents and fellows. The department is widely recognized for its innovative clinical care, robust research portfolio, and outstanding residency and fellowship training programs.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

An MD degree with completion of a 4-year ACGME accredited OB-GYN residency and a 3-year accredited fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery are required. Board Certified/Board Eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery are required. Excellent qualifications and letters of recommendation are required.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Salary will be commensurate with experience and competitive with national standards.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

To apply electronically, go to https: // Please upload a cover letter describing your experience and reasons for being interested in this position, an updated Curriculum Vitae, and a list of four professional references. The cover letter should be addressed to:

Elizabeth Geller, MD

Professor and Interim Division Director

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

UNC Department of OB-GYN

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7572

Quick Link https: //

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Elizabeth Geller, MD; Professor and Interim Division Director

Department Contact Telephone or Email eg[email protected] 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 [email protected].

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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