The Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announces a full-time, open rank, twelve-month faculty position with corresponding administrative responsibilities within the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology. This position incorporates clinical, interdisciplinary teaching, community activities, and may include some research. Applicants must have MD, DO, MD/Ph.D and be BC/BE in Pediatrics Rheumatology. The ideal candidate will have experience in academic medicine. Successful candidates will be involved in graduate medical education activities through clinical education.
The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children's Hospital of Alabama was created in the summer of 2007 in response to a great need for pediatric rheumatic care in the state of Alabama, the largest state population without a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the time. The Division maintains strong ties with the Arthritis Foundation local chapter and the outstanding adult Rheumatology division at UAB.
There are currently 6 clinical faculty members and 4 Pediatric Rheumatology nurse practitioners with ongoing recruiting efforts to expand the physician-scientist base of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology. Overriding goals of the division are to: 1) provide state of the art care to all children with rheumatic disorders in Alabama and the surrounding area; 2) conduct well-funded cutting edge research in the basic, clinical, and translational sciences as they relate to rheumatology and immunology; 3) educate the medical and lay communities in Alabama regarding diagnosis and management of pediatric rheumatic diseases; and 4) train additional Pediatric Rheumatologists to further populate the southeastern United States via an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Rheumatology training program
Children’s hospital is the premier health care institution for the children of Alabama and neighboring states. Faculty in the Children’s hospital clinics supervise the care provided by fellows, residents, and medical students in a variety of clinics ranging from primary care to specialty services through the UAB. Children's Hospital has 332 beds with a large catchment area and outstanding opportunities for academic advancement. 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 candidate’s experience and will consist of a guaranteed salary as well as a generous incentive plan linked to productivity.
Interested applicants should submit CV to: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/8819
For More information regarding this opportunity, please contact Randy Cron, MD email@example.com
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. A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.