The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Family and Community Medicine seeks a highly qualified candidate to serve as Director of the Provider Based Research Network.
The Director of the Alabama Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) will be primarily devoted to oversight of the development, promotion, and translation of clinical investigations targeting the improvement and quality of primary care.
Roles and responsibilities include:
1)Assist in the coordination of investigations across approximately 100 clinical sites within the state of Alabama. This will include relationship building with site directors and thoughtful organization of information collection and data storage. 2)Foster the growth and advancement of research activities through linking practicing clinicians with investigators, and enhancing the research skills of those at network member sites. 3)Oversee financial operations of the Alabama PBRN and develop a plan for financial sustainability for the network and its staff. 4)Provide direction and leadership with respect to the collection, storage and integration of member site data in a manner that fosters efficient and effective use of clinical data to link clinical practice with investigators. 5) Provide oversight for Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other regulatory activities required for the clinical investigations occurring within the Alabama PBRN.
Applicants must hold a PhD and have a demonstrated record of scholarship. Successful candidates will have excellent organizational skills.
The position is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure earning faculty position. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Driven by an intensely collaborative and entrepreneurial character, UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the state, with 25,000 employees and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion annually. With more than 1,300 full time faculty and nearly 1,200 medical and graduate students, the UABSOM ranks 21st among medical schools in NIH research funding and eighth among public medical schools.
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. Birmingham has more green space per capita than any city of its size in the country.
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.
Department: Family & Community Medicine
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Applicants must hold a PhD and have a demonstrated record of scholarship. Successful candidates will have excellent organizational skills. The position is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure earning faculty position. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
Internal Number: 6270
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.