The Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine at The University of Alabama at Birmingham announces a full-time, open rank, twelve-month faculty position with corresponding administrative responsibilities within the Division of Nephrology. This position incorporates clinical, interdisciplinary teaching, community activities, and may include some research. Applicants must have MD, DO, MD/PhD and be BC/BE in Pediatrics Nephrology. The ideal candidate will have experience in academic medicine. Successful candidates will be involved in graduate medical education activities through clinical education.
Pediatric Nephrology is located within the UAB Department of Pediatrics at Children’s of Alabama. The nephrology team, which includes specialized nurses, nutritionist, social workers, family counselors and faculty, evaluate and treat children with kidney disease from infancy to adolescence. The renal care center is one of the largest comprehensive pediatric dialysis units in the United States offering acute and chronic dialysis therapies. In conjunction with the Division of Transplantation Surgery at UAB, the Division of Nephrology is one of the largest pediatric kidney transplant programs in the country. Multi-center studies focus on mitigation of future cardiovascular risk, reduction of chronic allograft nephropathy and quality improvement in children with kidney transplantation. The research and clinical interest of the division are broad. The division leads multi-center studies on drug neonatal and childhood acute kidney injury, childhood hypertension, drug discovery/ pharmacokinetics, assessment, progression and treatment of chronic kidney disease in children and renal care delivery in low resource settings.
Birmingham is a diverse city that enjoys a reputation as one of America's best places for a family to live, work, and play. Positions offer competitive salaries along with a comprehensive benefits package. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate and will consist of a guaranteed salary as well as a generous incentive plan linked to productivity.
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, DO, MD/PhD
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Internal Number: 7755
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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.