Chair of Orthopaedics University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine United States

Position Type Permanent Faculty

Chair of Orthopaedics

Position Number

Appointment Type Open Rank

Salary Range

Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent

If part-time, hours per week


Vacancy ID FAC0002318

Posting Open Date 02/22/2018

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled Yes

Proposed Start Date 10/01/2018

Position Summary

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a well-qualified academic leader to serve as Chair of Orthopaedics. UNC Orthopaedics is a vibrant and growing department in one of the nation’s premier public universities. Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the department benefits from a rich academic environment in a growing area of the country. The Chair is to provide leadership and direction in research, education and clinical care in conjunction with the UNC School of Medicine, UNC Hospitals and UNC Health Care. The Chair of Orthopaedics is the senior administrative officer of the department responsible for the overall management, budget, personnel, resources allocation, academic planning and strategic growth for the department.


Educational Requirements
Minimum qualifications include an MD and/or DO. Applicant must be board certified in Orthopaedics.


Qualifications and Experience
Must have a distinguished record of clinical excellence in Orthopaedics, research productivity, evidence of research collaboration, administrative skills, contributions to diversity, and a commitment to education.


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.


Special Instructions
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately upon meeting the required posting minimum and continue until the search has been successfully concluded. Interested individuals should apply for this position online at and include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a research and leadership statement, and a list of four references. 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.


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Department Contact Information
Department Contact Name and Title Kelly Doss, Sr. Executive Assistant
Department Contact Telephone or Email

Contact Information
If 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.


If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other



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