Director of Pediatrics
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
United States

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Posting Information


Department General Pediatrics - 412009
Posting Open Date 10/05/2021
Application Deadline  
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Inpatient Medical Director for Child Abuse Pediatrics Faculty Position
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0003672
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week  
Position Location  
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Proposed Start Date 01/01/2022
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Position Summary
The Section of Child Maltreatment within the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (GPAM) at the University of North Carolina is recruiting a full time faculty member who will serve as the Medical Director for the inpatient child abuse consultation service. In this role, they will lead  development and growth of this service and direct the resident and medical student child maltreatment education curriculum. Applicants should be BC/BE in Child Abuse pediatrics having fellowship or equivalent post-residency training.

The Child Maltreatment Section is a diverse team including three board certified child abuse pediatricians, one nurse practitioner and two social workers, and includes a state-funded educational program that assures the quality of medical child abuse evaluations across the state. The GPAM division includes a wide range of clinical services, a long history of important research, a central educational role and active advocacy. Current clinical care within the division includes a primary care clinic, diagnostic referral clinic, complex care program, adolescent medicine specialty care,  clinics addressing behavioral and mental health, in addition to the child maltreatment clinics and program.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Specific requirements for competitive applicants include being board certified/eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and having fellowship or equivalent post-residency training. 
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
This position entails clinical consults in inpatient and outpatient clinics and hospital pediatrics inpatient service. This position would be an excellent fit for a junior faculty member with a strong interest in education and clinical work. 
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Department Contact Name and Title Molly Berkoff, MD
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Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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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.

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