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Heersink School of Medicine- Open Rank- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Company: The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Information

School/College
School of Medicine

Title
Heersink School of Medicine- Open Rank- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Assignment Category
Full-Time

Rank
Open Rank

Tenure Status
Open Tenure

Payroll Status
Faculty 12

Job Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Heersink School of Medicine, Department of Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism seeks applicants committed to an academic career with responsibilities in teaching, clinical services and clinical and/or laboratory based research. Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor level, tenure earning, tenured or non-tenure earning, commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an MD or pertinent PhD degree. Physicians must be board certified or board eligible in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Candidates are sought with emphasis on clinical care or laboratory based research, particularly in areas of diabetes, metabolism, bone and/or general endocrinology. The Division enjoys a strong clinical endocrinology presence within a major academic medical center and robust medical education and research programs.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that serves students, patients, the community and the global need for discovery, knowledge dissemination, education, creativity and the application of groundbreaking solutions. It is a leader among comprehensive public urban research universities with academic medical centers. UAB, which has over 26,000 employees, is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has - for more than five decades - produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service.

In 2021, Forbes named UAB as America's No. 1 Best Large Employer, topping a list of more than 500 public and private corporations, hospitals, universities, Fortune 500 companies and more, across dozens of industries. Forbes also named UAB America's Best Employer for Diversity among colleges and universities in 2021. In 2023, UAB was recognized as one of the Great Colleges to Work For - receiving recognition in four categories of "Shared Governance", "Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging", "Confidence in Senior Leadership" and "Faculty Experience". In 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked UAB in the top 8% of global universities, making it the highest-ranked school in Alabama. UAB continuously ranks in the top 30 for NIH research funding. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States for 2018 and 2019 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Young University Rankings.

UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System and is the teaching hospital for the Heersink School of Medicine. The 1,157-licensed-bed hospital is among the 20 largest and best equipped in the nation. 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 UAB Highlands Hospital, UAB Women and Infants Center, 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 six cancer associates in the Southeast.

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. Conde Nast Traveler magazine has named the Magic City one of "The Best 22 Places to Go in 2022." 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. Learn more about Birmingham, AL here.

In alignment with the UAB Heersink School of Medicine's mission to reflect the diversity of our community and meet the needs of our diverse population, candidates are required as part of the application process to provide a statement that is up to one page single-spaced describing their contributions to promote diversity and inclusion.

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, DO or PhD. If MD/DO, must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism or relevant subspecialty. Licensed or license eligible by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
F2309P

Open Date
01/18/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Option 1: Request for Diversity Statement
Please write a statement that is up to one page single-spaced describing your past, present, and future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in education, research, and/or service. If you do not have past experience, please describe your awareness and any related background about the importance of diversity. Diversity refers to the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstances. Differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more.

EEO Statement

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Statement

The laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination continue to evolve. Please be aware that UAB may determine that obtaining the COVID-19 or related vaccination is a requirement for this position, based on legal changes or otherwise. If that occurs, the successful candidate may be required to submit proof of vaccination or obtain an approved vaccination exemption as a condition of employment.

Pre-employment Background Check

A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

Drug/Nicotine Screen (if applicable)

About University of Alabama at Birmingham

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