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Job Title: Congenital Heart Surgeon
Date Available: 07/01/2023
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
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.

Position Summary
The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic congenital heart surgeon to join our Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is among 9 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 7 faculty members that provide exceptional care to patients from across the state of North Carolina. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

The ideal candidate will be mid to late career with a proven track record and requisite experience in all aspects of congenital cardiac surgery. The chosen candidate will be expected to work closely with the current Section Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery. The breadth of responsibilities will include neonatal cardiac surgery, pediatric heart failure, transplantation, ECMO, and adult congenital surgery. Preference will be given to individuals who bring unique skills, interests or qualifications to the current faculty in a complementary fashion. Individuals with a strong interest in research are encouraged to apply. Faculty members within the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three mission of the department and school of medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. Regarding research, a commitment to any one of a broad array of research interests is desirable, including but not limited to clinical, outcomes, health services, basic science, translational, ethics, education, or global surgery research. Regarding the clinical mission, faculty members must be committed to delivering high quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of UNC. Selected candidate must be team-oriented and have the ability to interact well with colleagues inside and out of the Division.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Prospective candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible or Equivalent in Thoracic Surgery and in Congenital Cardiac Surgery.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Completion of an ACGME approved Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency and Congenital Cardiac Surgery fellowship is preferred. Chosen candidate should either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.

Please apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/234256

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.
Contact: Please apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/234256

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