The University of Alabama School of Medicine, Department of Surgery is currently recruiting faculty candidates to be considered for an open rank, tenure track or non-tenure track faculty appointment in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. The successful candidate will be expected to meet clinical, research and teaching needs, as applicable, in the Department of Surgery.
The Division of Pediatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Alabama offers comprehensive general and specialized surgical treatment of a wide range of neonatal, pediatric and adolescent conditions. Our physicians are all fellowship trained Pediatric Surgeon specialists who are solely devoted to the care of such conditions.
Additionally, patient care is coordinated with other fellowship trained pediatric specialists to ensure the best and most up to date care available. The Children’s Hospital of Alabama is the tertiary care referral center for the State of Alabama and much of the southeast region of the United States. Children receive a broad variety of pediatric medical and surgical services through Children’s Hospital, which is located in Birmingham, AL. UAB pediatricians also provide neonatal care for infants at UAB Hospital.
In addition to our focus on patient care, we also provide an environment that supports the education of health professionals and encourages advanced research to further medical science.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has —for more than five decades —produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States, and in the top 10 worldwide, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 Young University Rankings. UAB Medicine is the third largest public academic medical center in the country, with more than 1,900 beds and almost 18,000 employees. UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System and is the teaching hospital for the UAB School of Medicine. Situated among major research centers and clinics, UAB Hospital provides patients with a complete range of primary and specialty care services, as well as the most up-to-date treatments and innovations in health care. In addition to UAB Hospital, UAB Medicine includes The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, as well as several primary and specialty care clinics, a dozen member and affiliate hospitals within Alabama, more than 10 cancer associates in the Southeast, and the Viva Health HMO.
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: Tenure Track
The successful candidate will hold an M.D., D.O., M.D./Ph.D. or D.O./Ph.D., have successfully completed an accredited pediatric surgery fellowship or residency, and should be board certified or board eligible in pediatric surgery. The preferred candidate would have critical care training or experience, and an interest to treat burn and critical patients.
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Internal Number: 8426
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.