Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2023 08:01 PM


Position Information School/College School of Medicine Title School of Medicine-Open Rank-Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Division Director Assignment Category Full-Time Rank Associate Professor/Professor Tenure Status Open Tenure Payroll Status Faculty 12 Job Description The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine (UAB Heersink SOM) is currently seeking an energetic and innovative leader to serve as the Director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology. The Division Director is responsible for the comprehensive leadership and management of the Division’s activities and for advancing UAB’s and Children’s of Alabama’s excellence in clinical care, research, advocacy, and education. This opportunity is for full-time, regular, twelve-month faculty position with corresponding administrative responsibilities within the division. Faculty rank and tenure is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position incorporates clinical, interdisciplinary teaching, community activities, and may include research. Applicants must have an MD or DO and be BC/BE in a relevant discipline and leadership experience in an academic medicine setting. MD/PhD candidates are encouraged to apply. The Division of Pediatric Allergy serves to provide expertise in clinical care, education, research, and service for both the University Health System and Children’s of Alabama (COA). The Division specializes in the treatment of patients with IgE and non-IgE mediated diseases including asthma, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, urticaria, angioedema, stinging insect and drug allergy. Division clinical immunologists diagnose and treat children with primary immune deficiencies including Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), primary antibody, phagocyte and complement deficiencies. Faculty research interests include studies related to the diagnosis and management of drug and food allergy and the role of chronic infection, particularly with mycoplasma infection. Other research interests include the pathophysiology of asthma and allergic diseases as well as primary immune deficiencies and autoimmunity. For more information about our thriving Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Division, visit our website at UAB ranks 10th in NIH funding for public universities and 22nd among medical schools. UAB also has long standing strength in Immunology and has made a strategic investment and research focus in the new Immunology Institute ( led by Dr. Fran Lund. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, with a metropolitan population over 1 million. The city is thriving with a growing restaurant and arts scene, charming neighborhoods, and many outdoor park and entertainment spaces. Birmingham is well located in the Southeast with easy access to lakes, mountains, and gulf beaches. UAB is located in downtown Birmingham, is a great place to work, and was named America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer 2021 by Forbes. Diversity is a defining feature of Birmingham’s past, present, and future. At UAB, we are committed to capitalizing on what makes Birmingham and the University trailblazers in moving inclusion forward. We are invigorating conversations, fostering civic engagement, widening perspectives, stimulating innovation and connecting people. Every day, we seek ways to actively promote and recognize principles of fairness and equity, in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse communities. The position offers a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package. Rank, salary and tenure status will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate and will consist of a guaranteed salary as well as a generous incentive plan linked to productivity. For more information regarding this opportunity please contact: Dr. Randy Q. Cron, MD, PhD Director of UAB Pediatric Rheumatology Search committee chair for Pediatric Allergy & Immunology Division Director Email: Required Qualifications MD, DO, or MD/PhD Preferred Qualifications Posting Detail Information Posting Number F1962P Open Date 10/11/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Request for Diversity Statement 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 one single-spaced page statement 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 any related background about the importance of diversity.* * 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)

Price - 64000 - 81100

• Location: Birmingham, AL Birmingham, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5109555693 Birmingham

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