Chief Child Neurologist and Medical Director of Child Neurology
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Internal Number: 173405
Vacancy ID: FAC0003047
The School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is consistently rated among the top public academic research medical centers in the United States. The Department of Neurology provides expert neurological consultation and specialty neurological care at the North Carolina Neurosciences Hospital, the UNC Children's Hospital, and at an outpatient clinic facility located near the UNC Chapel Hill campus. The Department has a total of 48 faculty members, eight of whom exclusively conduct research. The Division of Child Neurology includes nine physicians, two nurse practitioners, two nurses and five residents, and will continue to grow in the near future. The division offers expertise in neurogenetics, metabolic disorders, neurocutaneous disorders (neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Sturge-Weber and others), childhood headaches, epilepsy, sleep disorders, neuromuscular diseases (muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy and others) and cerebral palsy. The clinics for the care of patients with these disorders apply state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities and multidisciplinary expertise to provide the some of the best care in the southeast United States. The dieticians, psychologists, social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists provide important help for the patients we evaluate and manage in our clinics and wards. The Department of Neurology of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill is recruiting a Child Neurologist at the associate professor or professor level to serve as Chief Child Neurologist and Medical Director of Neurology in UNC Children's Hospital. We are seeking a board-certified child neurologist with administrative experience and a strong background in patient care and teaching or research who will assume administrative roles for the Child Neurology program in the Department of Neurology. The individual in this position will be responsible for overseeing Neurology care delivery for children in the inpatient and outpatient setting at UNC and UNC Health system institutions where UNC faculty provide clinical care or diagnostic testing. Academic rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience. This position includes designated salary support for administrative duties. Research start-up support is available for candidates with successful research experience.
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