The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking a leader in the Division of Adolescent Medicine. This individual will serve as Director of Adolescent Research. The Division of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics is committed to assisting adolescents and young adults to become healthy and productive adults. In partnership with schools, local organizations, and health departments, the Division conducts research and develops/evaluates programs to advance the health and well-being of adolescents.
The Director of Adolescent Research will serve as a leader for all adolescent health research focus areas of the Division, in addition to their own independent research interests. The division research areas include: obesity, eating disorders, immunizations, gun violence and injury prevention, sexual and reproductive health, HIV, substance use, mental health and well-being, health disparities, adolescent risk and resiliency, rural and global adolescent health.
The ideal candidate should have a doctoral degree in any relevant discipline, a well-established record of scholarship, teaching and extramurally funded research; demonstrated commitment to improving adolescent health through community collaborative research; strong capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration; and documented productive relationships with university and community partners, program planners and policy makers. A generous start up package is available for the successful candidate. Rank, salary and tenure status is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and leadership.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae by visiting the link below:
For More Detailed Information, Please Contact:
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM
Derrol Dawkins, MD Endowed Chair in Adolescent Medicine
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.