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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking to hire energetic faculty to join our talented team. Our department is committed to continuous improvement in patient care, education, research, and service. We are actively searching for individuals who can contribute to our mission of high-quality patient care, excellence in education, and the progression of science through scholarship.  Aside from direct patient care, faculty will have the opportunity to pursue academic interests such as the following:

 

  • Teach a variety of courses within the medical school curriculum
  • Educate learners within our 12-12-12 residency program and/or Family Medicine friendly fellowships (including our sports medicine fellowship that begins next year)
  • Conduct research within an institution that exceeded $500 million in grant funding in 2017, and includes potential collaborators such as Precision Medicine, the Center for Exercise Medicine, Preventive Medicine, the Lakeshore Foundation, and others
  • Continue to develop our expertise in Value-Based Care, Leadership in Medicine, Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), Digital Health & Analytics, and Lifestyle & Exercise Medicine

 

Driven by an intensely collaborative and entrepreneurial character, UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the State, with more than 23,000 employees and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually.  With more than 1,300 full time faculty and almost 1,200 medical and graduate students, the UAB SOM ranks 23rd nationally in NIH research funding and in the top 10 for all public institutions. UAB's long partnership with its community and state has led to the economic, cultural, and social renaissance of Birmingham as the region has grown from primarily a steel-based economy to a thriving nexus of research and development, medicine, banking and other service industries. In 2015, Birmingham landed the No. 1 spot on Forbes' list of America's Most Affordable Cities.

 

Consideration will be given to board-certified MDs and/or DOs, and PhD faculty of all levels for part-time and/or full-time positions.  Positions are twelve-month, non-tenure earning faculty positions.  Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

 

Required Qualifications for Assistant Professor Rank:  MD or DO, board-certified in Family Medicine; Alabama medical licensure; credentialing for hospital privileges and outpatient provider.

 

Required qualifications for Associate Professor Rank:  Meet Assistant Professor qualifications above; service as Assistant Professor for at least 3 years at UAB or equivalent service elsewhere; demonstrate ability to make significant contributions in academic duties.  Such contributions should be of high quality and nationally recognized.  Show promise of continued professional growth.

 

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.  A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.  In addition, physicians who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

 

Qualified applicants please follow this link to apply: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/4618.


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