The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is pleased to announce the recruitment for Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, one of seven Divisions in the UAB Department of Psychiatry. The Division provides clinical services, including inpatient, outpatient, consultation, and emergency department care, at both UAB facilities as well as Children's of Alabama adjacent to the University-based practice. The Division also provides a highly regarded Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship program. The divisional faculty also support training our general psychiatry residents, medical students, and professionals in training from other disciplines. We are inviting applications from qualified candidates for this full-time position through the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine. The candidate must have an M.D. or DO degree, Board Certification in Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in Alabama. The successful candidate should have a national reputation in academic psychiatry and a track record of administrative experience in academic settings. Rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Child and Adolescent Division presently includes nine faculty members with diverse interests and expertise. The Director is responsible for oversight of both clinical and teaching activities in the Division, partnering with leadership at both UAB and Children's of Alabama, and reports directly to the Chair of the Department. The new Division Director will have an opportunity to recruit additional faculty in support of our teaching and clinical missions.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and application packet including curriculum vitae, teaching interest/expertise, and the names of three to six references tohttp://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/6181. Evaluation of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Physicians and other clinical faculty candidates 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 screen to be hired. 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.
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
Qualified MD, Board Certified/Board Eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist
Pre-Employment Background Check:
A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment
Internal Number: 6181
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.