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Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

Job Title: Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
Job Location: Chapel Hill , NC
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-03-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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 Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The Department is one of the top Obstetrics and Gynecology programs in the country with over 90 clinical faculty and over 50 residents and fellows. Not only is the program ranked highly nationally for innovative care, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a successful research program and is currently ranked #3 in the country for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. In addition, the educational programs are very strong with the ACGME residency program ranked #3 in the country by Doximity.

The selected individual will lead a diverse group of people in over 10 clinical divisions, 1 ACGME residency program and 8 fellowship programs and will oversee all aspects of the Department, including clinical practice, educational activities, research programs, and fiscal management, and will be responsible for allocation of resources and developing and implementing policies within the Department. The Chair 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 Care.

Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications include an M.D./D.O. degree with board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 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 multifaceted academic department in the 21st century.

Information and Application Process Instructions

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 for 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:

Melina Kibbe, MD.
Professor Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
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.

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