The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Ophthalmology, has an opening for a Cornea specialist. This position is full-time, tenure or non-tenure earning at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor. Responsibilities include patient care, didactic and clinical training of residents, and opportunities for basic and clinical research.
The Cornea clinic is located in Birmingham, Alabama. Cornea surgeries are performed at the Callahan Eye Hospital, (over 13,000+) surgeries are performed per year within 17 operating rooms. The department's practice has rapidly grown into the largest multi-specialty Ophthalmology practice in the state of Alabama. The group is comprised of more than 25 providers, seeing over 100,000 annual clinic visits within 15 clinics in multiple counties.
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: Non-Tenure Track
Candidates must have graduated from a fully accredited ophthalmology residency program and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Alabama. Candidates must be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology and have successfully completed a Cornea fellowship.
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Internal Number: 4972
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.