School of Medicine - Open Rank - Radiology - Musculoskeletal Imaging
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: 20505
Position Number: 311250000012403
School/College: School of Medicine
The Department of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a faculty candidate for its musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging section. The Department of Radiology consists of 109 faculty, including 19 physicists and PhD researchers. The MSK section consists of eight faculty members who are responsible for a wide variety of diagnostic tests and procedures, with access to state-of-the-art equipment in CT, ultrasound, MRI, and fluoroscopy in inpatient and outpatient facilities. Candidates should have an interest in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Willingness to perform image-guided procedures is required.
The ideal candidate will have keen clinical skills, and an active interest in teaching, service, and research. Qualified applicants should be ABR-certified or eligible, have completed fellowship training in musculoskeletal imaging or be proficient in musculoskeletal imaging and diagnostic radiology, and must be eligible to practice medicine in Alabama.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a part of the University of Alabama System, is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center with over $700 million in research awards annually. UAB is Alabama's largest single employer, with nearly 28,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of $12.1 billion on the state. The pillars of UAB's mission include education, research, innovation and economic development, community engagement, and patient care. Learn more at www.uab.edu.
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.