Immunocompromised Host Faculty - Open Rank

Employer
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Location
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Closing date
Nov 21, 2023

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Immunocompromised Host Faculty - Open Rank

Position Number: 20051658

Vacancy ID:  FAC0004322

Department: Med-Infectious Diseases-411460Med-Infectious Diseases - 411460

Classification/Appointment Type:  Fixed Term Faculty

Hours Per Week:  40

Job Code ID:  Open Rank

Department Description:  
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
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
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.

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.

Position Description:  
The successful candidate is expected to provide consultative clinical care to immunocompromised patients and to programmatic components of the ICHID program. They are also expected to excel in additional areas with support from the division. These additional areas may include research, antimicrobial stewardship, hospital epidemiology, or outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT).

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine is recruiting for an Open Rank faculty member to join our growing Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases (ICHID) Program. The UNC ICHID program provides consultative care to patients with solid organ transplants, ventricular assist devices, hematologic malignancies, hematopoietic stem cell transplants and burn patients. Our staff performs more than 140 solid organ transplants, 50 ventricular assist device placements, and 175 stem cell transplants annually. In addition, we have a 21 bed burn ICU with 600 admissions annually.

The Division of Infectious Diseases is comprised of 26 clinician investigators who practice in an 800-bed hospital including a new 50-bed cancer hospital and receive more than $30 million annually in research grants.

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine is recruiting for a faculty member to join our growing Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases (ICHID) Program. The UNC ICHID program provides consultative care to patients with solid organ transplants, ventricular assist devices, hematologic malignancies, hematopoietic stem cell transplants and burn patients. Our staff performs more than 140 solid organ transplants, 50 ventricular assist device placements, and 175 stem cell transplants annually. In addition, we have a 21 bed burn ICU with 600 admissions annually.

The Division of Infectious Diseases is comprised of 26 clinician investigators who practice in an 800-bed hospital including a new 50-bed cancer hospital and receive more than $30 million annually in research grants.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  

Education Requirements:  
MD must be Board Certified or Eligible in infectious diseases. Experience in the management of infections in these patient populations is required.

Qualifications and Experience:  
Demonstrated success in clinical care and research. In addition to providing consultative clinical care to immunocompromised patients, the successful candidate is expected to develop a successful research career with support from the Division.

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:  https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/243925

Department Contact Name and Title:  Diane Hunter

Department Contact Telephone or Email:  Diane_Hunter@med.unc.edu

Posting Open Date:  11/11/2022

Open Until Filled:  Yes

Office of Human Resources 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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