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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleOB-GYN FOR RURAL MATERNAL/CHILD HEALTH SERVICEPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Vacancy IDFAC0003017Posting Open Date11/08/2019Application Deadline12/09/2019Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date07/01/2020Position SummaryThe UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in association with the UNC Department of Family Medicine, is developing a new maternal/child health service at Chatham Hospital in Siler City, North Carolina. This service will include deliveries and surgical OB-GYN care in a 25-bed critical access hospital, with a new 3-bed Labor and Delivery unit and a 10-bed emergency department. The OB-GYN Attending being recruited for this service will hold a non-tenure track faculty position in the UNC Department of OB-GYN; and will work at UNC Hospitals (30% time), at Chatham Hospital (50% time) and with Piedmont Health Services in Carrboro, as an outpatient OB-GYN consultant (10% time). The remaining 10% time will be for administrative and academic endeavors. This position is part of a new UNC Healthcare initiative to reinvigorate rural maternity care, and will begin in July of 2020.

Educational RequirementsCandidates must have completed a 4-year, ACGME approved residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Qualifications and ExperienceBoard Eligibility or Board Certification by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology is required. Those with 3-5 years of experience will be given special consideration, although new graduates are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest and/or expertise in rural health or expansion of health services; please include evidence of this in your cover letter.

Equal Opportunity EmployerThe 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.

Special InstructionsTo apply for this position electronically, go to: 172329 Please attach a cover letter, describing your present position, your professional goals, what attracts you to this particular position and what qualifies you as an outstanding candidate, an updated Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact information for 3-4 professional references. The cover letter should be addressed as follows:
John M. Thorp, Jr., MD
Division Director of General Obstetrics & Gynecology
& Chatham Search Committee Chair
UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
3027 Old Clinic Bldg,/ CB#7570
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7570

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Department Contact Name and TitleLaura Baron, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or Emaillaura_baron@med.unc.eduContact InformationIf you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
- Cover Letter
- List of References

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