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The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Urology. This is an internal search; only current UNC School of Medicine faculty members will be considered.

The Department is one of the top Urologic programs in the country with over 20 clinical faculty and over 17 residents and fellows. The Department of Urology at the University of North Carolina is committed to providing outstanding and innovative clinical care to the people of North Carolina, the Southeast, and throughout the United States. We have assembled a team of talented and caring clinicians, scientists, educators, and healthcare professionals dedicated to innovation, education, quality, and cutting-edge urologic clinical care. In addition, the educational programs are very strong with the ACGME residency program ranked #1 in North Carolina, and #14 in the country by Doximity. The selected individual will lead a diverse group of people in over 3 clinical divisions, 1 ACGME residency program and 3 fellowship programs and will oversee all aspects of the Department, including clinical practice, educational activities, research programs, and fiscal management, and will be responsible for allocation of resources and developing and implementing policies within the Department. The Chair will provide leadership and direction for the clinical, educational, research and professional missions of the Department consistent with the strategic plan of the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals/UNC Health Care. Minimum qualifications include an M.D./D.O. degree with board certification in Urology, a distinguished record of research accomplishment, a strong commitment to clinical excellence, education and diversity, and clear demonstration of the qualities needed to lead and manage a multifaceted academic department in the 21st century.

Consideration of internal candidates will begin immediately and continue until the search has been successfully concluded. We invite all interested candidates to submit a simple statement of interest and their CV to by August 10th. A committee chaired by Wendy Brewster, MD, PhD will review and interview the candidates. Women and individuals identifying as underrepresented are encouraged to apply.

Search Committee

Wendy Brewster, MD, PhD – Chair, Search Committee (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Steve Bogdewic, PhD – Executive Coach in the FALD office

Lauren Burke, MD – (Radiology)

Tracey Rankin – AVP of UNCH

Keia Sanderson, MD – (Pediatric Nephrology)

Sid Smith, MD – (Cardiology)

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.