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Site Name:
101 Manning Drive/3009 Old Clinic Building, CB# 7570
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7570
Laura A Baron
Salary Range:
Dependent on Qualifications
Assistant Professor
JULY 2023

Additional Information

The University of North Carolina’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is recruiting for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Clinical Genetics within the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Responsibilities include care of inpatient and outpatient obstetrics patients, education of medical students, residents, and fellows, and participation in the division’s research mission. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with genetic counselors and fellows while seeing patients in a combined MFM-Genetics clinic which includes managing patients with a fetal genetic diagnosis and evaluating adults for genetic disease if presenting with a reproductive question.

The division’s clinical programs include high-risk obstetric care, perinatal consultation, prenatal diagnosis, ultrasound, genetic services, invasive fetal therapy and perinatal outreach. Division faculty members are active participants in the activities of UNC’s Center for Maternal and Infant Health (, which provides multidisciplinary care coordination for families referred for fetal malformations. 
Division members actively participate in student and resident teaching and provide subspecialty training for six Maternal Fetal Medicine fellows through its ABOG approved fellowship program. The academically-oriented division has an outstanding record of reproductive genetics research, translational research, and epidemiologic research and is one of the participating institutions in the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network (MFMU). The Department has an active Women's Reproductive Health Research training program. Biomedical and public health graduate programs offer extensive opportunities for collaboration in basic science and translational research.

The successful candidate must have completed an MFM/Genetics fellowship accredited by ABOG/ABMGG and be board certified or board eligible in Maternal Fetal Medicine and Clinical Genetics.  The candidate should ideally have a strong background in clinical research and a research portfolio or interests complementary to our ongoing reproductive genetics research. Reproductive Genetics within the UNC MFM Division currently includes one MFM-Geneticist and six prenatal genetic counselors. The candidate should have an interest in collaboratively working with genetic counselors and helping to lead this group.

To apply for this position, please follow this link:  
You will be prompted to upload a cover letter that explains your interest in this position and that describes your education, training and experience that qualifies you as an excellent candidate.  You will also be asked to upload your current CV and contact information for 4 professional references. 

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.