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University of North Carolina seeks an Epilepsy Medical Director

University of North Carolina - Department of Neurology
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Closing date
Jan 18, 2021

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The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill


For over 140 years, the UNC School of Medicine has been dedicated to improving the health and well-being of North Carolinians by providing leadership and excellence in patient care, education, and research. For more information visit:

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 has a robust clinical research unit, basic neuroscience and imaging research facilities and the program includes an ACGME accredited epilepsy fellowship with 2 fellows per year.

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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