Clinician/Scientist in Neurology/Neurodegenerative Disease Research

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

November 10, 2021

Description

Posting Information Department Neurology - 411801

Posting Open Date 12/06/2019 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Clinician/Scientist in Neurology/Neurodegenerative Disease Research Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track Vacancy ID FAC0003058 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week FTE Position Location Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Proposed Start Date 02/01/2020

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

Position Summary

The Department of Neurology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is seeking an Assistant Professor in the Tenure track. The successful candidate will be a physician-scientist with expertise in translational neurodegenerative disease biomarker research and a strong publication record. The faculty member is expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program on development and validation of biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases. The ideal candidate's program will focus on early diagnosis, etiology and pathophysiology, and / or validation of novel treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Experience in biorepository building related to human patient biospecimens including, but not limited to, blood, plasma, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid is highly desired. Ability to establish collaborative relationships with foundations and industry partners is also highly desired. This position is part of a strategic plan to develop a Center for Neurodegeneration Research at UNC. A mission of this center is to promote translational research within the Department of Neurology and to foster multidisciplinary collaborations between existing clinical research efforts and the greater neuroscience community at UNC. The Department of Neurology at UNC is committed to building infrastructure for clinical and translational research in a broad spectrum of neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and related dementias. The UNC Medical Center is a pre-eminent clinical and research institution in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina and is dedicated to providing multidisciplinary diagnostic, imaging and treatment services for patients with neurodegenerative diseases. The faculty member will be expected to deliver outstanding clinical care to outpatients with movement disorders. Additional clinical responsibilities may include evaluation and management of neurology inpatients at UNC Hospitals. The faculty member will also be expected to provide high-quality didactic and bedside teaching for medical students, residents and clinical fellows at UNC Hospitals. Academic teaching responsibilities will include active participation in graduate / post-graduate training efforts within the Neuroscience track in the UNC Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified / board- eligible in Neurology.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Competitive candidates will have previous and / or current NIH funding in the area of neurodegeneration. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for medical licensure in the state of North Carolina and be credentialed to practice medicine at the UNC Medical Center.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities Special Instructions

For consideration, please apply online at https:// unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/173679, and attach a 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: Chair, Gwenn Garden, MD, PhD, 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/173679

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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