The Department of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a full time radiologist to serve as chief of the neuroradiology section on the tenure track. Academic rank will depend on qualifications and experience.
UAB is a state-of-the-art academic medical center with a robust Department of Radiology and growing clinical neuroradiology service. There is a collaborative relationship with our neuroscience clinical colleagues, evidenced by numerous weekly interdisciplinary conferences and research collaborations.
This leader will be a member of the Radiology Leadership Council and will be expected to provide inspired leadership, with a commitment to academic excellence in teaching and patient care. The chief is responsible for the supervision and evaluation of faculty performance across all academic missions and will provide leadership and mentorship as well as assist in or lead research collaborations.
The ideal candidate has strong patient-centered clinical skills, board certified by the American Board of Radiology with a certificate of Advanced qualification (or CAQ-eligible) in neuroradiology, and have completed fellowship training in neuroradiology imaging (or clinical equivalent). Candidates must be eligible to practice medicine in Alabama.
The Department of Radiology consists of 82 faculty members, including 13 physicists and PhD researchers. The neuroradiology section has 12 faculty members and four ACGME-approved fellowship training positions. There are 36 diagnostic radiology residents.
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.
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
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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.