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UNC Division Director of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Jun 27, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
OBGYN-Urogynecology - 412460
Posting Open Date:
Open Until Filled:
Position Type:
Permanent Faculty
Working Title:
UNC Division Director of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Appointment Type:
Open Rank
Vacancy ID:
Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week:
Position Location:
North Carolina, US
Hiring Range:
Commensurate with experience
Proposed Start Date:
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
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 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 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.
Position Summary:
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is recruiting for a Division Director of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. This will be a clinical-track, full-time faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, and will be tenure track, tenured, or fixed-term, dependent on the candidate's qualifications. We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic individual who has a national reputation, experience working in and leading change, with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills. The successful applicant will have a track record of outstanding administrative and leadership skills and will be dedicated to the tripartite mission of excellence in clinical care, education, and research.

Administrative and leadership responsibilities will include leading the Division of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, which is comprised of faculty members, advanced practice providers (APPs), ACGME fellows, and administrative staff. The Division Director's role includes oversight and strategic planning for the clinical enterprise and how best to enhance the research and educational mission of the Division. In addition, the Division Director will oversee professional development of the team members and be responsible for the Division budget. This role will also entail clinical responsibilities including the outpatient and surgical care of complex patients with pelvic floor disorders. Ideal candidates will also have experience with minimally invasive prolapse procedures, a research/scholarly/academic area of focus, dedication to teaching, and prior leadership experience, which could include serving as a fellowship director; medical director; administrative hospital position; or leadership roles in a national organization.

The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of the top programs in the country, with more than 100 faculty in 10 different divisions and more than 50 residents and fellows. The department is widely recognized for its innovative clinical care, robust research portfolio, and outstanding residency and fellowship training programs.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
An MD degree with completion of a 4-year ACGME residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and an ACGME approved 3-year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery are required. Board Certified/Board Eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery are required. Excellent qualifications and letters of recommendation are required.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:

Not Applicable.
Special Instructions:
To apply electronically, go to Please upload a cover letter describing your experience and reasons for being interested in this position, an updated Curriculum Vitae, and a list of four professional references. The cover letter should be addressed to:Erin T. Carey, MD, MSCRAssociate Professor and Search Committee Chair, UNC Department of OB-GYNDivision Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery4010 Old Clinic Bldg./CB# 7570Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7572

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