The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as Director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, within the Department of Pediatrics. The successful candidate will be responsible for the comprehensive leadership and management of the Division's activities and have a significant role in advancing UAB's and Children's of Alabama's role in clinical care, research, advocacy, and education programs.
A strong history of academic achievement and a commitment to excellence in service, teaching, and academic productivity in areas such as quality improvement, clinical/outcomes research, or health services research are required. The successful candidate will have a national reputation in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, reflecting a strong record of scholarly accomplishments, and specifically, leadership ability and a history of progressive leadership experience. In addition, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary, and a record of interdisciplinary collaboration is desirable.
For more information about our thriving Hospitalist Service visit our website at https://www.uab.edu/medicine/peds/divisions/hospital-medicine
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
The ideal candidate will qualify for an appointment at the Associate or Professor level within UAB and will be an MD, or MD/PhD who is licensed or eligible for license in the state of Alabama. Salary and tenure status are negotiable based on experience and current academic achievements. MD/PhD, MD, DO, PhD
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Internal Number: 5303
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.