University of North Carolina: Adult Epilepsy Medical Director

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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The Department of Neurology at UNC
The School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is consistently rated among the top public academic research medical centers in the United States. The Department of Neurology provides the neurological expertise to support the School’s three-part mission of teaching, research, and patient care. The Department has more than 45 faculty with broad subspecialty representation in epilepsy, sleep disorders, movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, pediatric neurological disorders, behavioral neurology, and dementia.

UNC is dedicated to teaching and the Department of Neurology is seeking qualified applicants with strong clinical, teaching and research skills for a full-time Stroke and Vascular Neurology Division Chief.     

The Adult Epilepsy Medical Director will oversee and further develop the clinical epilepsy program of the EMU, Epilepsy Clinic and Epilepsy Surgery Program. The successful candidate will join an established epilepsy team of 4 adult epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology faculty, 4 pediatric epilepsy faculty, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuropsychology, and psychiatry faculty as well as dedicated APPs and social work.  UNC Epilepsy program is an NAEC-accredited Level 4 epilepsy center with a strong history in providing cutting edge pharmacological, device and surgical therapies in epilepsy.

Income Package:  A negotiable income package is offered and is based upon Academic rank and level of Academic experience. UNC offers a superior benefits and retirement program along with relocation and other incentives are also provided.

Position Requirements
MD or DO degree, board certified epileptologist or clinical neurophysiologist at Associate or Full Professor rank with administrative experience and a strong background in patient care, teaching and research.  They must also possess significant experience in pharmacological, surgical and device therapies of epilepsy and be able to obtain an unrestricted North Carolina state medical board license.

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Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Skott Harrington via email,  Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.


UNC 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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