The Department of Neurosurgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is rapidly expanding its research programs and seeks surgeons, surgeon-investigators, neuroendovascular radiologists, and investigators holding MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degrees for multiple full-time faculty positions with open rank and tenure status. Applicants will be considered for tenured, tenure-track or non-tenure earning positions at the ranks of instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, or professor commensurate with clinical, research, and teaching expertise, and scholarly accomplishments.
Surgeons and surgeon-investigators must be eligible to be licensed as a physician in the State of Alabama. Board-certification or Board-eligibility in Neurosurgery is preferred. In tandem with our institution's strong diversity efforts, the Department of Neurosurgery highly encourages and welcomes candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who are fellowship trained with special consideration for the following subspecialty positions:
Positions for FY20: Research – Tumor & Vice Chair Research – Neurophysiology Research – Clinical Outcomes Research – Informatician Research – Spine Research – Team Scientist Research – Glioma Biologist
Positions for FY21: Research – Pediatrics Research Glioma Biologist
The UAB Neurosurgery faculty is subspecialty trained in all areas of neurosurgery and aims to advance the field through cutting-edge care for brain tumors, spinal disorders, neurovascular disorders and functional and movement disorders, as well as epilepsy and many pediatric conditions. In addition to these disorders, UAB neurosurgeons treat a variety of other conditions, including stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, traumatic brain and spine injury, congenital and acquired hydrocephalus and Chiari malformation, as well as other congenital conditions. The department uses the latest technology to provide endoscopic, radiosurgical and minimally invasive treatment options. UAB neurosurgeons provide multi-disciplinary care for all general neurosurgical conditions, working in conjunction with specialists from UAB Neurology, Radiation Oncology, Otolaryngology, Endocrinology, Trauma Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an
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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.