Researcher in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

United States


Department Psychiatry - General - 412202
Posting Open Date 01/05/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist - Open Rank
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0004389
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Proposed Start Date 07/03/2023
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 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 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 UNC Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a psychiatrist to provide clinical services in the Child & Adolescent inpatient and outpatient programs. This is a full-time fixed term (clinical) position The rank will be based on the qualifications of the applicants. We anticipate hiring a child and adolescent psychiatrist to work in the inpatient setting at the new Child & Adolescent Psychiatry facility in Butner, NC. The position will be at least 50% inpatient and opportunity for up to 100% inpatient. The position can include outpatient work including in-person and/or virtual care services. Duties also include teaching/supervising fellows, residents, medical students and other trainees from a variety of disciplines.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Applicants must have an MD or DO, be BC/BE, and be eligible for North Carolina licensure.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The successful candidate should have strong clinical skills and demonstrated teaching skills necessary to enable them to successfully provide educational and training experiences for medical students, residents, fellows, other health care trainees, and clinicians. Candidates should have clinical experience working with children and adolescent patients of all ages.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Interested candidates may apply by going to and attaching a curriculum vitae and letter of application. Please include the names of 2-3 reference writers.

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Department Contact Information
Department Contact Name and Title Carla Feuerstein, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email
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

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
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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

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