Clinical Assistant Professor

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Posting Information

Peds-Emergency Medicine - 412006

Posting Open Date

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Position Type
Permanent Faculty

Working Title
Clinical Assistant Professor

Appointment Type
Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID

Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week


Position Location
North Carolina, US

Hiring Range
Dependent on Experience and Qualifications

Proposed Start Date

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 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Division in the Department of Pediatrics at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a general pediatrician or pediatric emergency physician to fill a full-time, fixed term, Clinical Assistant Professor position to provide direct patient care solely in the Children’s Urgent Care in Raleigh or a hybrid of Children’s Urgent Care and low acuity Pediatric ED shifts in Chapel Hill. The Children’s Urgent Care is open from 4p-midnight Monday-Friday and noon-midnight on weekends and serves patients from birth through young adulthood. Responsibilities include teaching and supervising residents from a variety of specialties and learners from various healthcare professions including medical students, NP and PA students.

Our Department and Division offer multiple opportunities for faculty development and help foster strong mentoring relationships throughout the University and Medical Center. All division faculty members are expected to perform scholarly work to enhance the academic mission of the division. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and come coupled with an extremely generous benefit package.

UNC Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill is an excellent academic medical center on a vibrant college campus. The Triangle area of North Carolina is known for Carolina Blue skies, temperate weather, some of the best food in the country and a dynamic arts and sports scene. Both the mountains and the beach are easily accessible by car. Weather, amenities, school and endless activities make this area of NC one of the fastest growing areas of the U.S.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Candidates must be board-eligible or board-certified in general pediatrics or pediatric emergency medicine with strong clinical skills combined with an interest in developing an academic career. MD or DO degree BC/BE Pediatrics or Pediatric Emergency Medicine PALS certification NC medical license and DEA license  Previous experience in pediatric urgent care or emergency medicine

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
At least 1 year experience post-residency in pediatric urgent care or emergency medicine or pediatric urgent care or emergency medicine fellowship training. Ideal candidates will have relevant training or experience treating acute illness and injuries; as well as comfort and competence with minor procedures and reading plain radiographs.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements

Willingness to work evenings and weekends is a must.

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title
Courtney Lineman, HR Consultant

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Academic Personnel Office Contact Information
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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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