Posting InformationDepartment Surgery - Acute Care Trauma - 414040
Posting Open Date 08/18/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Acute Care Trauma Division Chief Appointment Type Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004640 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 11/06/2023
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.
The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina (UNC) is seeking a Division Chief to lead our Division of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery. The Division of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery is among 10 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 9 faculty members, who provide a broad array of clinical services with the highest quality care in trauma, critical care, emergency general surgery, and elective general surgery. UNC is certified as a Level I trauma center and supports a busy ECMO program. The Division is home to a strong military- civilian partnership given the proximity to Fort Bragg and Camp LeJeune. Additionally, there is a long tradition of collaboration with the Gillings School of Public Health, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease. This is an Open Rank, Open Track, 0.5 FTE to 1.0 FTE Academic appointment that will be offered commensurate with the candidate's experience.
The incoming Chief will be responsible for partnering with the Chair of the Department of Surgery to promote clinical growth and academic success in a collaborative environment. The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and partnership among a wide range of world class medical professionals.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Only candidates who are board certified by the American Board of Surgery and have completed additional training in trauma, acute care, critical care, or other relevant field should apply. Candidates must have leadership experience and be currently active in at least one of these clinical areas. Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The ideal applicant will have a strong track record of programmatic development, academic productivity, mentorship, and demonstrate excellent leadership skills. Also, applicants with an academic interest in clinical outcomes, quality and safety, health services, education, ethics, informatics, or basic science/translational research are preferred.
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Department Contact InformationDepartment Contact Name and Title Beth Hubbard
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