The Department of Pathology, Division of Laboratory Medicine, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is immediately seeking an attending physician in Transfusion Medicine/Clinical Immunology for an open rank/open tenure Instructor/Asst/Assoc/Full Professor position, depending on the candidate’s qualification. Candidates must have a M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and completed residency in AP/CP or CP with a fellowship training in Transfusion Medicine or Clinical Immunology with a board certification. Anyone who is a NIH-sponsored principal investigator is strongly encouraged to apply. Prospective faculty is expected to lead the Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and to attend Transfusion Medicine Service in the Division of Laboratory Medicine, develop an independent research program, and participate in resident and medical student education. Salary, rank and tenure-status are commensurate with experience and background.
The Division of Laboratory Medicine engages in clinical service, medical research, and teaching in pathology. It oversees the clinical operations including hematology, coagulation, clinical chemistry, immunology, toxicology, and clinical microbiology, as well as stem cell collection and therapeutic apheresis. Approximately 6 million tests are conducted annually for the UAB Health System. A new $6.8 million, automated lab at the Division of Laboratory Medicine has tremendously improved efficiency and quality of the diagnostic tests. The Division also offers outreach services to the UAB Health System Clinics, Baptist Hospitals in Montgomery, Regional Health Centers in Anniston, Gadsden, and Gardendale, as well as to referring physician offices. The Division has 17 full-time and part-time faculty members with MD and/or PhD degrees. It also offers a one-year Fellowship in Hematopathology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, and Hemostasis Research.
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.
A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates 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 and nicotine screen to be hired.
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.