Chief Child Neurologist and Medical Director of Child Neurology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

November 10, 2021

Description

Posting Information Department Neurology - 411801

Posting Open Date 12/02/2019 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Chief Child Neurologist and Medical Director of Child Neurology Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0003047 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week FTE Position Location Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Proposed Start Date 01/01/2020

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

Position Summary

The School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is consistently rated among the top public academic research medical centers in the United States. The Department of Neurology provides expert neurological consultation and specialty neurological care at the North Carolina Neurosciences Hospital, the UNC Children's Hospital, and at an outpatient clinic facility located near the UNC Chapel Hill campus. The Department has a total of 48 faculty members, eight of whom exclusively conduct research. The Division of Child Neurology includes nine physicians, two nurse practitioners, two nurses and five residents, and will continue to grow in the near future. The division offers expertise in neurogenetics, metabolic disorders, neurocutaneous disorders (neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Sturge-Weber and others), childhood headaches, epilepsy, sleep disorders, neuromuscular diseases (muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy and others) and cerebral palsy. The clinics for the care of patients with these disorders apply state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities and multidisciplinary expertise to provide the some of the best care in the southeast United States. The dieticians, psychologists, social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists provide important help for the patients we evaluate and manage in our clinics and wards. The Department of Neurology of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill is recruiting a Child Neurologist at the associate professor or professor level to serve as Chief Child Neurologist and Medical Director of Neurology in UNC Children's Hospital. We are seeking a board- certified child neurologist with administrative experience and a strong background in patient care and teaching or research who will assume administrative roles for the Child Neurology program in the Department of Neurology. The individual in this position will be responsible for overseeing Neurology care delivery for children in the inpatient and outpatient setting at UNC and UNC Health system institutions where UNC faculty provide clinical care or diagnostic testing. Academic rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience. This position includes designated salary support for administrative duties. Research start-up support is available for candidates with successful research experience.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

The qualified candidate will have an MD. Candidates must have administrative experience and a strong background in patient care, and teaching or research.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Board Eligible or Board-Certified Neurologist

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities Special Instructions

Please apply online at https:// unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/173405, and attach CV, cover letter, and the names and email addresses of three (3) references. Referees will receive an email with instructions for submitting their letters of recommendation through the neurology recruitment system. Materials should be addressed to: Gwenn Garden, MD, PhD, Chair of Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 170 Manning Drive, CB 7025, Chapel Hill, NC 27599; Attn: Aneika J. Carroll, Executive Assistant to Chair at neurorecruit@neurology.unc.edu.

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/173405

Department Contact Name and Title Le'Quisha Person, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email lequishaperson@med.unc.edu 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 facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

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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