The Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine at The University of Alabama at Birmingham announces a full-time, regular, twelve-month faculty position with corresponding administrative responsibilities within the UAB Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology. Faculty rank and tenure is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position incorporates clinical, interdisciplinary teaching, community activities, and may include some research. Applicants must have MD and be BC/BE in Pediatrics. The ideal candidate will have experience in academic medicine. The successful candidate will be involved in graduate medical education activities through clinical education. The Division of Pediatric Neurology serves to provide expertise in clinical care, education, research, and service for both the University and the Children's of Alabama (COA) Health System. The Division's mission is manifold; to provide outstanding clinical care and management for children with neurologic disorders in the State of Alabama as well as the surrounding region, to offer a scope of services that guarantees a comprehensive ability to care for virtually any type of neuropathology, to educate our colleagues no matter the stage of training or area of health care, to develop new knowledge in the field that is worthy of dissemination, and to work with institutions and the community as advocates for children as well as for the ideal of exemplary health care.
Physicians, Ph.D.s and other qualified individuals interested in being considered for both tenured and non-tenured academic faculty positions are encouraged to apply. UABs family friendly policies and resources support faculty in achieving a balance between work and family/personal commitments.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
MD, PhD, or MD/PhD
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Internal Number: 4727
About University of Alabama Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.