Division Chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

United States

Posting Information

Position Type -Permanent Faculty

Working Title- Division Chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Appointment Type -Open Rank

Full-time/Part-time -Full-Time Permanent

Vacancy ID -FAC0003326

Posting Open Date -11/04/2020

Open Until Filled- Yes

Proposed Start Date -04/01/2021

Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics and Children’s services at the University of North Carolina Children’s is recruiting a dynamic physician-leader to become the next Division Chief of the General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine division.

This division includes a wide range of clinical services, a long history of important research, a central educational role and active advocacy. Current clinical care includes a primary care clinic, diagnostic referral clinic, complex care program, adolescent medicine specialty care, and clinics addressing behavioral and mental health. Additionally, the division contains the Section of Child Maltreatment which includes 2 outpatient clinics and an outreach site, inpatient consultations, and astate-funded educational program that assures the quality of evaluations across the state. 

The division has a long history of excellence in research. Current areas of research focus include social determinants of health, children with medical complexity including transitions and care systems, health equity and disparities, quality improvement scholarship and violence and injury prevention. Faculty include primary faculty and investigators with adjunct appointments from other schools and departments. UNC Children’s has a Children’s Research Institute that is a center for integrating child health research across the institution. Additionally, there is an active collaboration for a primary care research fellowship funded by the National Research Service Award in collaboration with the Cecil B Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Other research collaborations happen with the UNC Gillings School of Public Health and other health education schools, The Frank Porter Graham Center, and The Injury Prevention Research Center.

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. UNC Health has a statewide series of hospitals and clinics and is affiliated with one of the nation’s leading medical schools.

Terrific candidates from backgrounds in General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Child Abuse Pediatrics or Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics are all encouraged to apply. The division is specifically seeking an experienced clinician-scientist with an independent research program and experience mentoring junior faculty and fellows. Applicants from groups underrepresented in medicine are strongly encouraged to apply. Appointment at Associate or Full Professor level is expected.

Educational Requirements

MD; Board Certification

Qualifications and Experience

Seeking an experienced clinician-scientist with an independent research program and experience mentoring junior faculty and fellows.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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Department Contact Name and Title -Lindsay Chase, MD

Department Contact Telephone or Email- lhchase@email.unc.edu

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.

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  • Cover Letter

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