Academic Orthopaedic Sports Surgeon

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Oct 09, 2021
Oct 09, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC) is seeking a full-time board-certified/eligible academic orthopaedic sports surgeon to join its team. The ideal candidate will also have expertise in arthroscopic hip preservation in both adults and children.

The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment (open rank commensurate with experience) and be expected to teach orthopaedics residents and actively engage in scholarship and research. The orthopaedic surgeon will participate in the development of a robust academic program.

This position is at the flagship academic medical center of a statewide health care system that includes 13 hospitals and more than 5,000 affiliated providers. The candidate will participate in a clinical program that serves the academic medical center, the community, and the wider healthcare system that spans the state of North Carolina.


  • Protected time for clinical and academic endeavors
  • Opportunity for research if desired
  • Strong collaboration with other specialist including exercise and sports medicine, public health and biomedical engineering
  • H1B visas accepted
  • Comprehensive benefits package that includes free healthcare
  • Enjoy a robust clinical practice that allows for outstanding quality of life

Community Information

UNC is in Chapel Hill, one of the best places to live in the state (Niche). Commonly referred to as the Triangle, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and their suburbs offer highly sought-after living options in this desirable area of North Carolina. As a resident of this breathtaking area, you ll have access to everything you need and more. You ll enjoy an abundance of engaging outdoor activities, unique shops and restaurants, and exciting nightlife.

  • Chapel Hill received an overall A+ grade and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina (Niche)
  • A low cost of living and safe, family-friendly neighborhoods
  • Culturally diverse and economically resilient nationally recognized as an ideal place to live
  • Some of the top schools in the state, including prestigious universities
  • Exciting collegiate sports
  • Convenient access to an international airport
  • Endless opportunities to explore the outdoors with gorgeous scenery all around

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