Vice Chair of Research

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

November 10, 2021


Posting Information Department Orthopaedics - 414601

Posting Open Date 11/23/2020 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Vice Chair of Research Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track Vacancy ID FAC0003353 Full-time/Part-time Full Time Hours per week FTE 1.0 Position Location Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications & Experience Proposed Start Date 02/01/2021

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking qualified applicants for the Norfleet-Raney Distinguished Professorship and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Orthopaedics. The position will include a joint appointment in the department, center and/or school most appropriate for the professor's specific discipline. UNC has a very strong research infrastructure. External research funding surpasses more than $1B and the School of Medicine (SOM) is ranked #6 among public medical schools for NIH funding with 18 departments ranked in the top 25 and all basic science departments ranked in the top 10. UNC's 36 Centers and Programs support interdisciplinary research with more than 80 state-of-the-art cores across the SOM and campus. UNC is also home to the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, supported by a Clinical and Translational Science Award from NIH since 2008. UNC is also a leader in imaging with the Biomedical Research Imaging Center providing researchers with access to a wide array of cutting-edge technologies for human imaging, animal imaging and cyclotron/radiochemistry.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Must have an MD or PhD.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Qualified applicants are expected to have an outstanding research record with extramural funding and leadership skills to develop a strong multidisciplinary collaborative musculoskeletal research program. This will involve integrating research in the department with groups at UNC having strong musculoskeletal programs including the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Exercise and Sports Science, Cell Biology and Physiology, the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Biomedical Engineering (a joint program with NC State Engineering providing unique opportunities for collaboration across campuses)

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Department Contact Name and Title Kelly Armstrong, HR Consultant

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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) 962-1092 or send an email to

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
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  • Supplemental Questions

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