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University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

February 4, 2022

Description

Posting Information Department Ophthalmology - 413201

Posting Open Date 01/05/2022 Application Deadline 02/04/2022 Open Until Filled No Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Open Rank Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0003855 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 Ophthalmology in the UNC School of Medicine is seeking to fill a 12-month tenure-track position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with an outstanding PhD and/or MD scientist working in glaucoma translational research. Academic rank and salary are negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

The qualified candidate must have an MD and/or PhD. degree in an appropriate discipline and have a strong record of accomplishment and publications that demonstrates creativity and breadth of experience and potential. A secondary appointment in a Basic Science Department in the UNC School of Medicine would be expected.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated an independent, creative research program in the areas of gene therapy or stem cell research with in glaucoma.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

Please attach a CV & cover letter to your application. Please also include a list of at least three professional references who can be contacted to provide a written recommendation.

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/218876

Department Contact Name and Title Gina Austen, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email ginaausten@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

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest degree?
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  • MD
  • PharmD
  • DDS
  • DVM
  • JD
  • MLS/MIS
  • Masters
  • Other
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