Clinical Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

February 21, 2022


Posting Information Department Psychiatry - General - 412202

Posting Open Date 01/21/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0003886 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Experience Proposed Start Date 07/01/2022

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 Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine at Chapel Hill is seeking a psychiatrist to join the Consultation-Liaison (CL) Service. The major expectations for this position will be the direct provision of patient care (inpatient consultation and outpatient clinics) at UNC Hospitals (UNC Medical Center and UNC Hillsborough Hospital). This position will also include some time providing direct patient care in our expanding virtual care program that may include a variety of patient care settings (including outpatient psychiatry, emergency room psychiatry and consultation-liaison psychiatry), which can be tailored for the clinical interests of the faculty member. Additional duties include the supervision and teaching of CL psychiatry fellows, psychiatry residents, medical students, and other health care trainees who rotate on the CL service. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants for CL psychiatry positions must have an MD or equivalent degree. They should be fellowship trained and must be BC/BE in psychiatry. Applicants must be eligible for North Carolina licensure.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

The successful candidate should have strong clinical skills, a record of teaching excellence, and evidence of effective leadership and demonstrated ability to promote a collegial environment that fosters ongoing collaboration.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates may apply by going to https:// and attaching a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

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Department Contact Name and Title Laura Catherine Newton, HR Consultant

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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.

Applicant Documents

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  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
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