The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking to hire energetic faculty in Family & Sports Medicine to join our talented team. Our department is committed to continuous improvement in patient care, education, research, and service. We are actively searching for individuals who can contribute to our mission of high-quality patient care, excellence in education, and the progression of science through scholarship. We have several opportunities available in primary care, sports medicine, and student health. Our current sports medicine team provides medical oversight for UAB Athletes (Division I), the Birmingham Legion FC Professional Soccer team, the 2021 World Games, and more.
Opportunities in sports medicine include: • Teaching within our Sports and Exercise Medicine Fellowship, residency program, and medical student curriculum • Develop new Exercise Medicine programs with our YMCA, UAB Campus Recreation, and Lakeshore Foundation (US Olympic and Paralympic Center) • Create robust programming in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and regenerative medicine • Conduct research within an institution that exceeded $527 million in grant funding in FY18, and includes potential collaborators such as Precision Medicine, the Center for Exercise Medicine, Preventive Medicine, the Lakeshore Foundation, and others
Driven by an intensely collaborative and entrepreneurial character, UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the State, with 25,000 employees and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion annually. With more than 1,300 full time faculty and almost 1,200 medical and graduate students, the UAB SOM ranks 21st among medical schools in NIH research funding and eighth among public medical schools.
UAB's long partnership with its community and state has led to the economic, cultural, and social renaissance of Birmingham as the region has grown from primarily a steel-based economy to a thriving nexus of research and development, medicine, banking and other service industries. Birmingham has more green space per capita than any city of its size in the country.
Consideration will be given to board-certified MDs and/or DOs for full-time and part-time positions. Positions are twelve-month, non-tenure earning faculty positions. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Required Qualifications for Assistant Professor Rank: MD or DO, board-certified in Family Medicine; Alabama medical licensure; credentialing for hospital privileges and outpatient provider.
Required qualifications for Associate Professor Rank: Meet Assistant Professor qualifications above; service as Assistant Professor for at least 3 years at UAB or equivalent service elsewhere; demonstrate ability to make significant contributions in academic duties. Such contributions should be of high quality and nationally recognized. Show promise of continued professional growth.
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 investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen to be hired.
Qualified applicants please follow this link to apply: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/4689