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Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist Faculty Position

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Closing date
Mar 15, 2024

The Department of Pediatrics, Heersink School of Medicine at The University of Alabama at Birmingham announces a full-time, regular, twelve-month faculty position with corresponding administrative responsibilities with the UAB Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology. This position incorporates clinical, interdisciplinary teaching, community activities, and may include some research. The successful candidate will be fellowship-trained as pediatric neuromuscular specialist and will be involved in graduate medical education activities through clinical education.

The Division of Pediatric Neurology serves to provide expertise in clinical care, education, research, and service for both the University and the Children’s of Alabama (COA) Health System. The Division’s mission is manifold; to provide outstanding clinical care and management for children with neurologic disorders in the State of Alabama as well as the surrounding region, to offer a scope of services that guarantees a comprehensive ability to care for virtually any type of neuropathology, to educate our colleagues no matter the stage of training or area of health care, to develop new knowledge in the field that is worthy of dissemination, and to work with institutions and the community as advocates for children as well as for the ideal of exemplary health care.

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. 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.

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.

Successful candidates must be a licensed or license eligible MD, DO, or MD/PhD and board certified/eligible in Pediatric Neurology. The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers a very competitive salary and 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.

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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 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. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. 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.

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