Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

February 7, 2022

Description

Posting Information Department General Pediatrics - 412009

Posting Open Date 12/10/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0003827 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range 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 Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina Children's Hospital has an open position for a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician. We are actively working to increase access to developmental, behavioral health and mental health care at UNC Children's Hospital. There are a variety of settings in which the D/B faculty member will provide clinical services including direct care in a UNC D/B specialty consultative clinic, as collaborative care team member in the special infant care clinic, and working in the TEACCH program. These clinics often include either students or residents on the D/B rotation and the faculty person will be able to assume a leadership role in resident D/B education. Finally, additional opportunities depending on the faculty member's interest and expertise include precepting in the resident continuity clinic to integrate D/B training into primary care teaching and/or joining collaborative care teams at Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. UNC has tremendous institutional resources to contribute to professional growth and enrichment through the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, the highest funded autism research center in the country, a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, and the TEACCH program. The position will be located in the Development, Behavior and Learning Section of the General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine division. In addition to D/B, this division includes primary care clinics, Child Abuse pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine and other affiliated specialty services. The division employs psychologists and social workers and works closely with child psychiatry and other specialties through the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. The division has a nationally-known and productive research program and a long record of teaching excellence. The Raleigh-Durham- Chapel Hill area of North Carolina is an attractive place to live and work with great climate, schools, and both mountains and beach within a day drive.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants should be board certified or eligible in both Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and General Pediatrics.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Applicants from groups under-represented in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/217671

Department Contact Name and Title Rebecca Baum, MD

Department Contact Telephone or Email rebeccabaum@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.

Applicant Documents

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  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
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