Child Neurology Division Chief

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Apr 12, 2021
Position Type

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill

For over 140 years, the UNC School of Medicine has been dedicated to improving the health and well-being of North Carolinians by providing leadership and excellence in patient care, education, and research. For more information, visit:

The Department of Neurology at UNC 
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 neurologic 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. UNC is seeking a Child Neurologist at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level to serve as the Child Neurology Division Chief at UNC Children's Hospital.

Child Neurology Division Chief is expected to possess a strong background in patient care and teaching or research and can 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.

Income Package: A negotiable income package is offered and is based upon Academic rank and level of Academic experience. UNC offers a superior benefits and retirement program along with relocation and other incentives are also provided. 

Position Requirements

MD or DO degree, board certified in Neurology and Pediatric Neurology, five plus years of related experience, demonstrative comprehensive understanding of a medical school/hospital environment and the ability to obtain an unrestricted North Carolina state medical board license. 

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Interested candidate should submit a Cover Letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Skott Harrington via e-mail: Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.

UNC 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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