Open Rank - Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine (Faculty)

Location
Birmingham, Alabama
Posted
Oct 20, 2020
Closes
Nov 19, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Permanent

The Division of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking clinicians, clinical investigators, and investigators in basic mechanisms of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases for Instructor of Medicine (non-tenure earning), Assistant Professor of Medicine (tenure-earning and non-tenure earning), Associate Professor of Medicine (non-tenure earning, tenure-earning, and tenured) and Professor (non-tenure earning, tenure-earning, and tenured) positions. The Division is a top-ranked program with exceptional strengths in a broad array of clinical areas, including RA, SLE, vasculitis, scleroderma, osteoporosis and other diseases. The Division has excellent investigators in each of these areas as well as in outcomes research and in basic studies of immunology, autoimmunity and genetics. The Division is affiliated with the UAB Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Bone, and Autoimmunity Center, which draws together multidisciplinary teams. This provides an unusually rich environment for collaborations and development of shared resources. UAB has superb infrastructure for clinical and basic research and particularly strong programs in genetics, outcomes research and basic immunology. The Division is building on these strengths through expanded patient cohorts to foster clinical and translational research.

The Division is seeking to hire three types of positions:

  1. Clinician educators (Rheumatologists) with a primary interest in clinical care and teaching who value an academic environment dedicated to improving the understanding and treatment of rheumatic disease.
  2. Clinical investigators with interests in the epidemiology, outcomes, and/or testing experimental therapeutics in rheumatic and autoimmune diseases.
  3. PhD investigators and physician-scientists interested in fundamental mechanisms of arthritis and autoimmunity in humans and animal models.

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.

Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an “All American City”, one of the top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live, raise a family, and practice medicine.

In tandem with our institution’s strong diversity efforts, UAB highly encourages candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply. The University of Alabama at Birmingham (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.

 

Required Qualifications:

MD, PhD, or similar doctoral degree. Physicians must be board certified or board eligible in Rheumatology and eligible for medical licensure in the State of Alabama.

Online application link: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/7654

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.