Department of Pathology University of Alabama at Birmingham
Academic Anatomic Pathologists
The Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is pleased to announce new recruitment for additional academic Anatomic Pathologist with expertise in Nephropathology and Cytopathology. We are inviting applications from qualified candidates at all ranks for a full-time, tenure earning/tenured position through the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine. Candidates should have an M.D. (or M.D., Ph.D.), fellowship training in Nephropathology, Board Certification in Cytopathology and Anatomic Pathology, and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in Alabama. The successful candidate starting beyond Assistant Professors should have a national reputation in academic pathology and a track record of a competitive basic, translational, and/or clinically focused research program.
The Renal Biopsy Laboratory in the Division of Anatomic Pathology receives approximately 750 renal biopsies per year from nephrologist at UAB and across the state of Alabama. Renal biopsies are evaluated routinely by the three modalities of light microscopy, immunofluorescence microscopy, and electron microscopy. The laboratory includes four faculty members and two dedicated laboratory technologists providing highly skilled technical support.
The Cytopathology Section in the Division of Anatomic Pathology includes five faculty members with expertise in all areas of gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytopathology including an extremely active EUS-FNA service. Approximately 25,000 samples are reported out each year and an active Fellowship program is in place.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is an outstanding tertiary care institution currently processing over 60,000 surgical pathology specimens per year. The Surgical Pathology Section in the Division of Anatomic Pathology includes approximately 25 faculty members with expertise encompassing the entire spectrum of subspecialty areas (Gynecologic Pathology, Breast Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Urologic Pathology, Head and Neck Pathology and Musculoskeletal Pathology and Perinatal Pathology). Faculty are noted for multidisciplinary, academic productivity and national leadership. The Surgical Pathology section maintains an active Surgical Pathology fellowship program along with subspecialty fellowships in Dermatopathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Urologic Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology. A strong diverse research portfolio in translational investigations is conducted by the faculty along with a quality teaching program.
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 should have an M.D. (or M.D., Ph.D.), fellowship training in Nephropathology, Board Certification in Cytopathology and Anatomic Pathology, and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in Alabama.
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Internal Number: 4488
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.