Academic Neurointensivist (University of North Carolina School of Medicine)

Academic Neurointensivist

University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Open Rank

North Carolina

Salary Range:
Commensurate with experience

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Medicine
Department of Neurology

Job Title: 
Open Rank Neurointensivist 

Job Summary:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is offering an excellent opportunity to be involved in the continued development of an academic program in neurocritical care as part of our institutional commitment to expanding both basic and clinical neurosciences. We are recruiting for two additional neurointensivists to join our group of four in providing neurocritical care services. The appointment is a renewable, full-time, fixed term or tenure-track faculty appointment. This recruitment is open rank and dependent upon qualification/experience of the candidate. The Neuroscience ICU is staffed full-time by neurointensivists, 10 acute care nurse practitioners providing 24/7 coverage, and residents rotating from neurology, neurosurgery and emergency medicine. We offer a fellowship-training program in neurocritical care and have 1-2 fellows per year. Open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.

UNC Chapel Hill is a US News and World Report 2017 top 20 Medical School with 7 full-time faculty members in the Department of Neurosurgery and 30 full-time faculty members in the Department of Neurology. We serve as a tertiary referral center for the state of North Carolina and are a level one trauma center. We offer a rich academic environment with extensive opportunities for collaborative research within the institution, including the new Biomedical Research Imaging Center.

As one of three “points” of the Research Triangle along with Raleigh and Durham, the lovely university town of Chapel Hill continually receives accolades for being a top location to live and work. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School System is considered to be one of the best in the nation.

Education requirements: 
The qualified candidate will have an M.D. degree and will be certified/certification-eligible in Neurocritical Care by the United Council of Neurologic Specialties or have equivalent qualifications based on training and experience.

Qualifications and experience:
The candidate must be UCNS certified or eligible in neurocritical care and be eligible to obtain a North Carolina medical license.

Interested applicants must complete an online application at and attach their CV and cover letter. Three letters of reference should be directed to: Dedrick Jordan, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 170 Manning Drive – Room 2118, CB# 7025, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7025. Contact telephone: 919-966-5536. Email:

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.