The Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking a Clinical Chemist or Clinical Pathologist for an open rank/open tenure-earning Instructor/Asst/Assoc/Full Professor position. Interested candidates must have a PhD with clinical chemistry fellow training and certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. Anyone who is a NIH- sponsored investigator is more desirable or strongly encouraged to apply. Prospective faculty is expected to provide service in Clinical Chemistry at UAB medicine. The potential candidate who has experience in therapeutic drug monitoring by mass spectrometry and toxicology is strongly encouraged to apply. The prospective faculty will have the strong support to develop an independent research program (basic and translational or clinical), and participate in resident and medical student teaching. 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.
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.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Candidates must have a PhD with clinical chemistry fellow training and certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry.
NIH-sponsored investigator and who has experience in therapeutic drug monitoring by mass spectrometry and toxicology.
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Internal Number: 4945
About University of Alabama Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.