The Department of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a full time academic interventional radiologist to serve as director of the interventional division and as vice chair of interventional affairs. Academic rank will depend on qualifications and experience. This is a tenure track position. Qualified applicants should be certified in Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology (IR/DR) by the American Board of Radiology.
The interventional radiology group at UAB provides services and oversight at the University Hospital and Children's of Alabama, as well as adult and pediatric outpatient clinics. UAB Interventional Radiology offers integrated and independent residency programs and collaborates with the diagnostic radiology residency to sponsor ESIR residents. The director is responsible for the leadership of the interventional team and includes supervision and evaluation of faculty and resident performance across all academic missions. This leader will be a member of the Radiology Leadership Council, Radiology Executive Committee and will be expected to provide inspired leadership, with a commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and patient care.
The Department of Radiology consists of 92 faculty members, including 18 physicists and PhD researchers. The division of interventional radiology has eight full time fellowship trained interventional radiologists, four PAs and four ACGME-approved fellowship training positions. There are 6 dedicated IR suites. There are 36 diagnostic radiology residents, with two positions in each class for integrated IR residents. The department also has ESIR and independent IR pathways.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States, and in the top 10 worldwide, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 Young University Rankings. UAB is a state-of-the-art academic medical center and one of the largest academic hospitals in the nation. The University of Alabama hospital is an approximately 1,200 bed quaternary care center. It is the only Level 1 trauma center in central Alabama and is the state's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The Division of Interventional Radiology also provides services for Children's of Alabama, which is located on the same campus and is one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the nation.
Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an
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