Department: Physical Medicine Rehab-413401Physical Medicine Rehab - 413401
Classification/Appointment Type: Open Rank
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1
Full Time/Part Time Permanent/Time Limited:
Hours Per Week: 40
Job Code ID: Open Rank
Salary Shown to Applicants (Hiring Range): Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade Equivalency:
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.
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine is seeking a vibrant, engaging Vice Chair for Research to lead and grow a research program that will change people’s lives. The Vice Chair for Research will be part of the department’s Senior Leadership Group and will report directly to the Department Chair. The position requires at least 3 years of research and leadership experience in an academic institution or medical center and a proven track record of receiving grant funding. This position provides a leadership opportunity to further develop innovative and rigorous research, collaborate with departmental researchers in our Program on Integrative Medicine, facilitate the research of faculty and residents, and contribute to the growing translational research agenda within a top academic health care system. The successful individual will be expected to collaborate and work closely with the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, other UNC School of Medicine departments (e.g. Orthopedics, Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Health Sciences), the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, the Sheps Center for Health Services Research, RTI International, and other divisions and centers at UNC. Significant start-up funding to assist in establishing new research agendas across the department and world-class research support, from the University’s Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research, the School of Medicine’s Office of Research, the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NCTraCS) Institute, and other departments, institutes and centers, creates significant opportunities for establishing new research programs and extending the breadth and impact of existing programs. Applicants must have a strong research reputation, be ready to assume a leadership role, and possess the skills needed to develop a nationally recognized research program. Academic rank will be awarded at the level commensurate with experience.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experience in one or more of the following areas is required: research related to disciplines in a rehabilitation field. The candidate must have an MD, DO, or PhD degree. The candidate must have experience designing and writing research as a Principal Investigator. The candidate must have experience teaching and mentoring other researchers. The candidate must understand all aspects of the administrative components involved in research.
Qualifications and Experience:
It is preferred that the candidate have experience writing large collaborative and/or successful NIH grants, have experience with neurorehabilitation (spinal cord injury, brain injury or stroke) research, be able to work with both researchers and clinicians, and have experience mining data from electronic health records, administrative claims, and/or other large databases.
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