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The Department of Family Medicine at East Carolina University, one of the founding departments of the Brody School of Medicine, is seeking full-time faculty for the following positions:


Clinical Services Division and Medical Director

Position # 002474

Overall responsibility for the clinical operations of the department to include the ambulatory clinic sites, the hospital inpatient service, maternity service, and nursing home care. Leads planning and goal setting for ambulatory clinical practice transformation work for the department, in collaboration with the ECUP leadership team. Supervises the ambulatory practice of clinical providers, leading them in the consistent provision of high quality, customer focused, efficient patient care.

In alliance with the ECUP leadership team, coordinates the clinical operations of the department's medical staff. Serves as a member of the ECUP Clinic Directors Committee. As part of ECUP's leadership team, promotes quality, continuous improvement and patient safety. Works with ECUP and department administrator to manage the clinical services to meet or exceed budget targets. Provide care to patients in the ambulatory and in-patient setting. Precepts Family Medicine residents and students in both the ambulatory and in-patient setting.

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Geriatric Division Director

Position # 000508

The Geriatric Division director is responsible for the leadership of the geriatric division and geriatric center, as well as the management of faculty, staff, and fellows. They are responsible for the management and growth of the geriatric fellowship, the geriatric clinic, the teaching nursing home as well as significant grant projects.

Our geriatric division is actively involved in the teaching of our medical students, family medicine residents, and geriatric fellows. Faculty are very active clinically, with responsibilities in the ambulatory geriatric clinic, the Family Medicine Center, inpatient hospice, and two teaching nursing homes.

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Assistant or Associate Professor

Position # 000473 (2 vacancies)

Responsibilities will direct patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings, supervision and education of residents, medical students, and other learners. Opportunities to teach medical students during all four years of the medical education program are available. Interest in providing OB care is preferred but not required. Responsibilities will vary depending on the interests and qualifications of the applicant.  Opportunities for outpatient work only are available.

Fixed term or tenure track position(s) at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or Higher.

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Clinical Assistant Professor

Position # 002305 (2 vacancies)

The primary role for these clinical positions will be to provide care to patients in the Family Medicine Center. Duties include outpatient primary care with some weekend sessions. On-call responsibilities will also be assigned for regular schedule and designated holidays on a rotating basis.

Tenure track or fixed term position available at the Assistant Professor level or higher. 

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Clinical Assistant Professor - Firetower Medical Office

Position # 000488

The Firetower Medical Office of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) is seeking a board-certified/board eligible Family Medicine or Med/Peds physician. The Firetower Practice is an ambulatory care practice staffed with six physicians and two physician extenders. Opportunities to interact with and  teach medical students and other learners exist.

Duties include outpatient primary care with some Saturday sessions. On-call responsibilities will also be assigned for regular schedule and designated holidays on a rotating basis. Tenure track or fixed term position available at the Assistant Professor level or higher.

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Clinical Assistant Professor - Geriatrics

Position # 000485 (2 vacancies)

Fixed-term or tenure track faculty position (at the title or rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor) for a Board Certified Family Physician or Internal Medicine Physician with additional qualifications in Geriatrics for the primary purposes of teaching family medicine residents, geriatric fellows and medical students. Leadership opportunities exist in the geriatric fellowship, teaching nursing home project, and residency curriculum development. 

Responsibilities will include teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and other learners. Opportunities are available for outpatient service only. There are substantial clinical responsibilities. Practice and teaching sites include an ambulatory geriatric clinic, the Family Medicine Center, inpatient hospice and two teaching nursing homes.

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Medical Project Manager

Position # 002495

This faculty position will provide medical leadership and management to the implementation of the grant funded Primary Care Training and Enhancement Award, a major inter-professional training project that builds on the work begun in the REACH project in the BSOM.

This individual will organize and lead meetings of stakeholders; will supervise project staff; will help implement faculty development; will plan and direct implementation of the proposed curricular changes in medical student clerkship, residency training; provide support and oversight to faculty implementing revised curricula in nurse practitioner, physician's assistant and behavioral health training, in partnership with discipline-specific faculty.

This is a fixed term position at the title of Clinical Assistant Professor or higher.

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Maternity and Women's Health Fellow

Position # 960657

The Maternity and Women's Health Fellowship is designed to develop teachers of women's health, to provide fellows with the skills and knowledge to care for underserved women and to enhance the academic and service excellence within the Department of Family Medicine. The fellowship has a strong emphasis in clinical service and productivity.

During the fellowship, participation in faculty development, acting as a junior faculty member, initiation of a research project, teaching residents and students on the Family Medicine Inpatient Service and active care of pregnant and delivering patients is required.

In addition to a core curriculum in women's health, the schedule allows elective time to pursue areas of special interest.

The fellowship provides an exciting opportunity to train in primary care women's health. This program offers a 1-year clinical fellowship.

The clinical curriculum includes training across the continuum of care, including ambulatory, acute, inpatient, maternity care, and procedural skills for career development.

Minimum qualifications: MD or DO degree from an appropriately accredited institution, NC Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine, and completion of an Accredited US Residency Program

For additional information contact Chelley Alexander, MD, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Mail Stop 654, 101 Heart Drive, Family Medicine Center, Room 2506B, Greenville, NC 27834. Phone: 252-744-2592, Email: letchworths@ecu.edu

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For additional information about any of these positions, call 252-744-2592 or email letchworths@ecu.edu.

The Brody School of Medicine is known nationally for its commitment to family medicine. ECU with approximately 22,000 students is the third largest university in the 16-member UNC system. Greenville, NC home of ECU, has consistently won awards for its quality of living. The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is an 861 bed facility and the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Greenville, NC home of East Carolina University, has consistently won awards for its quality of living. Greenville is known for its wide variety of outdoors activities, as well as its proximity to many beaches. East Carolina University has approximately 22,000 students, which brings a plethora of cultural opportunities to the city, including sports, the arts, and opportunities for academic enrichment. The Affiliated teaching hospital, Vidant Medical Center is an 861 bed tertiary care center including a children's hospital and a level I trauma center.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.