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University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill Pediatric Hospital Medicine Physician - Research in United States

Employment Type: Permanent Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0003873

Position Summary/Description:

The Division of Hospital Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina is recruiting a physician researcher with interest in health disparities and social determinants of health with an aim to inform program and policy development at a local, regional and national level. Clinical responsibilities will include in-house day and night coverage with direct patient care duties at both of our campuses, supervision of residents and teaching of medical students. Patients will include general pediatrics, newborn nursery, and co-management with other pediatric specialties.

North Carolina Children’s Hospital ( NCCH ) is one of the leading tertiary care providers in the Southeast with full range of specialty and surgical care. The Division of Hospital Pediatrics is a busy and diverse inpatient group that includes 24/7 coverage of inpatient pediatric and newborn nursery services in Chapel Hill as well as a 10 bed pediatric unit at UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Additionally, we have a consult service and coordinate admissions and transfers for all medical patients. Our services and providers focus on the care of children with medical complexity and co-management with medical and surgical specialty consultants. Our faculty are academically productive in many areas including medical education, quality improvement and patient safety. There is a strong culture of collaboration, cooperation and mentorship.

Education and Experience:

Applicants should have advanced research training, broad clinical experience and a commitment to pursuing funding opportunities to sustain a research career. Ideal applicants would also have a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching.

AA/EEO 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.