The UAB School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology seeks faculty applicants for the Advanced Endoscopy Program. The program currently has four dedicated advanced endoscopists and two nurse practitioners with significant room for growth and mentorship. UAB performs over 5,000 advanced endoscopy procedures annually. Specific opportunities in this position include EUS, ERCP, altered anatomy ERCP, DBE, bariatric endoscopy and EMR/ESD/POEM. Other responsibilities include teaching, outpatient clinic, and inpatient services. We encourage endoscopic innovation as well as clinical and outcomes research. Academic rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with experience.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, one of three autonomous institutions within The University of Alabama System, is the only four-year, public university in the state's largest metropolitan area. The University spans more than 80 blocks in the city center with over 250 buildings providing over 13 million feet of assignable space. For fiscal year 2017-2018 (most recent available), the University's economic impact on the Birmingham area exceeds $7.15 billion. In FY2017, UAB received over $268 million in NIH extramural grants and contracts. As of the fall of 2018, the University \employed 23,000 people, had a faculty of 2,289 (40% of whom are female), and had a student enrollment of just under 21,000 at the undergraduate through doctoral levels. The graduate student population is 67% female and 30% are among ethnic minorities. UAB is comprised of 10 academic colleges and schools in the health sciences and academic areas. The UAB Academic Health Center includes the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Optometry, Public Health, Health Professions; the Graduate School; and the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences. The University's academic campus consists of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Schools of Business, Education, and Engineering; the Graduate School; and the Mervyn Sterne Library. The university has 136 endowed chairs/professorships. UAB has been ranked among the top quarter of all U.S. colleges and universities by The Princeton Review, and among the top 10 for diversity for three consecutive years.
In tandem with our institution’s strong diversity efforts, UAB encourages candidates from underrepresented diverse backgrounds and different race/ethnic populations to apply.
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, MD/PhD and Board Certified or Board Eligible in Gastroenterology. Licensed or License Eligible by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners.
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Internal Number: 7497
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.