Clinical Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

June 10, 2022

Description

Posting Information

Posting Information

Department Peds-Gastroenterology - 412008

Posting Open Date 05/10/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled No Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004049 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 08/01/2022

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 at Chapel Hill seeks 1 BE/BC Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join 9 faculty and 4 advanced nurse practitioners in expanding the academic and clinical mission of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology. The position is fixed term at the Assistant Professor level. Exceptional individuals interested in building outstanding clinical programs are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, teaching, and academic scholarship. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required.

The primary outpatient practice location for this position is Pediatric Specialists of Cone Health in Greensboro, North Carolina (Pediatric Specialists at Wendover Ave. Cone Health). The successful candidate joins two other UNC faculty who see patients at this location. Cone Health is the primary training site for UNC pediatric residents whose career interest is primary care (Moses Cone Health System PEDIATRIC EDUCATION (unc.edu)). UNC Pediatric GI faculty is consulted from time to time on inpatients at Cone Health.

On call responsibilities are discharged at The North Carolina Children's Hospital. Our GI team carries an average inpatient census of 6-7 complex patients with a variety of gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic disorders. The inpatient team also sees hospital consults (about 5-7 on average per week). The on-call physician works closely with our fellows and residents. The number of on-call weeks is divided among faculty depending on percent clinical full time equivalent. A total of 6-7 weeks on call per year is anticipated for full time clinical faculty. The on-call physician does not have assigned outpatient clinical time during the week on-call.

Our hospital yearly serves more than 70,000 children from all 100 North Carolina counties for over 200,000 visits for diagnosis and treatment. This family-focused hospital serves as the primary teaching facility for UNC pediatric residents. The pediatric inpatient service has an 88-bed capacity and 5,900 surgical and pediatric admissions each year. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has a 20 bed capacity, and the Newborn Critical Care Center has a 58-bed capacity with approximately 850 admissions yearly.

The Chapel Hill area offers outstanding quality of life, excellent schools and beautiful surroundings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

MD, Board Eligible/Board Certified Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, teaching, and academic scholarship. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/229444

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Francisco Sylvester, MD, Professor & Division Chief

Department Contact Telephone or Email fsylvester@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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