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Position Information School/College School of Medicine Title School of Medicine - Open Rank - Otolaryngology Assignment Category Full-Time Rank Open Rank Tenure Status Open Tenure Payroll Status Faculty 12 Job Description The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine seeks clinicians, clinician-investigators, and investigators holding MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degrees for multiple faculty positions with open rank and tenure status. Rank, salary, and tenure status commensurate with experience and qualifications. Mid to senior level career investigators who have established independent research programs and demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding are encouraged to apply. Clinician and clinician-investigator candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Otolaryngology and eligible to be licensed in Alabama. Preference will be given to candidates who are fellowship trained with special consideration for Head & Neck Oncology/Endocrine Surgery, Otology/Neurotology and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Candidates must have strong clinical knowledge, excellent communication skills, be highly motivated, and compassionate towards all patients. The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham stands proudly among the nation’s leaders in the field. We provide advanced care across the spectrum of head and neck disorders with surgeons practicing in six areas of specialty: • Head and Neck Oncology • Rhinology • Sleep Medicine • Otology • Laryngology • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Individual faculty members maintain areas of specialty interest in subjects as varied as aerodigestive disorders, anterior/lateral skull base surgery, and transoral robotic assisted surgery (TORS). All the faculty strive for new discovery in these areas. The Department of Otolaryngology has active research in all aspects of Otolaryngology, with clinical trials for many difficult to treat diseases and a strong basic science research focus in head and neck oncology and rhinology. The Department of Otolaryngology is passionate about mentoring and training the next generation of Otolaryngologists. Robust training for residents is provided in all aspects of the specialty. The program has one of the highest number of residency operative cases in the country. Recent graduates logged an average of over 3,000 cases during their residency. Strong basic, translational, and clinical research opportunities are available. 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 Medicine is the third largest public academic medical center in the country, with more than 1,900 beds and almost 18,000 employees. UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System and is the teaching hospital for the UAB School of Medicine. 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 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 10 cancer associates in the Southeast, and the Viva Health HMO. 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. 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. For additional information about our department, please visit our website at www.uab.edu/medicine/otolaryngology/ 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. In alignment with UAB 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. Required Qualifications Clinician and clinician-investigator candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Otolaryngology and eligible to be licensed in Alabama. Preferred Qualifications Preference will be given to candidates who are fellowship trained with special consideration for Head & Neck Oncology/Endocrine Surgery, Otology/Neurotology, and Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery. Candidates must have strong clinical knowledge, excellent communication skills, be highly motivated, and compassionate towards all patients. Posting Detail Information Posting Number F1901P Open Date 08/16/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants In alignment with the UAB School of Medicine’s mission to reflect the diversity of our community and to meet the educational and clinical needs of our diverse population, contributions that promote diversity and inclusion are given recognition in the evaluation of the candidate’s qualifications. 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 related background about the importance of diversity.* Examples of your efforts may include, but are not limited to, developing strategies for the educational or professional advancement of students in underrepresented groups; efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in education; and activities such as recruitment, retention, and mentoring or advising underrepresented students or new faculty. * 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) “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 screen to be hired.”


Price - 55500 - 70300

• Location: Birmingham, AL Birmingham, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5108713809 Birmingham

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