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The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Neurosurgery.

UNC Department of Neurosurgery has steadily grown in number of faculty and trainees since its inception in 2010. The department provides neurosurgical services to adults and children throughout the state of North Carolina, and consists of 16 total faculty including 13 neurosurgeons. The ACGME accredited neurosurgery residency program includes 14 residents (7 year neurosurgery program with 2 residents at each level). The department has active divisions in adult and functional neurosurgery, neurovascular neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and spinal neurosurgery. Additionally, the department has a very progressive multidisciplinary skull base surgery program. UNC Neurosurgery has an active Global Health Program with the UNC Malawi Initiative and a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary surgical skills lab for neurosurgical training and brain research. The department is also an ENRICH (Early Minimally-invasive Removal of IntraCerebral Hemorrhage) Multicenter Trial Site.

The future chair of the UNC Department of Neurosurgery will provide leadership and direction for the clinical, educational, research, and professional missions of the department consistent with the strategic plan of the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals/UNC Health. Minimum qualifications include an M.D./D.O. degree with board certification in neurological surgery, a distinguished record of research accomplishment, a strong commitment to clinical excellence, education and diversity, and clear demonstration of the qualities needed to lead and manage a distinguished public academic department in the 21st century.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the search has been successfully concluded. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter describing their interest, current curriculum vitae, and a leadership statement via the following:

Candidates considered for an interview will be asked to provide the names and contact information of four references. Women and individuals identifying as underrepresented are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates requesting additional information about this search can do so by contacting the search committee at:

Adam Zanation, M.D.
Professor of Otolaryngology
Search Committee Chair
Office of the Dean, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
4030 Bondurant Hall
Campus Box 7000
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7000
ATTN: Crystal Walker

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.