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Assistant or Associate Professor. Responsibilities will include duties in the Department of Family Medicine, including teaching medical students and residents in clinical training, research and scholarly actifity as well as providing direct patient care.
The Department of Family Medicine in the College of Community Health Sciences at the University of Alabama (UA) is excited to announce the availability of two assistant or associate professor faculty position for full time non tenure earning clinical track BC/BE family physicians to meet its growing needs. Faculty are responsible for teaching medical students and residents in clinical training, engaging in scholarly activity, providing direct patient care, and administrative tasks typical for a faculty appointment. In addition, our Family Medicine Residency Program was recently awarded an expansion grant which has generated multiple opportunities for moving into leadership roles depending on the experience and interest of the individual.
The College of Community Health Sciences is dedicated to primary care and to preparing physicians for practice in rural or underserved areas. The Department of Family Medicine has been critical to this mission, providing excellence in the training of fellows, residents and medical students and to providing outstanding clinical care for the surrounding community. The outpatient facilities are based in a 77,000 square foot building on the UA campus. Inpatient training occurs at DCH Regional Medical Center, which serves a seven county area in West Alabama. The Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency Program, currently with 45 residents, is unopposed and has graduated over 400 physicians in its 40-year history, half of whom now practice in rural areas. The College also serves as a branch campus for the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and trains seventy third and fourth year medical students as part of its mission.
Tuscaloosa, with a population of approximately 100,000, is located in west central Alabama. As the home of The University of Alabama, it offers exceptional educational, cultural, sports and recreational opportunities. Located one hour from Birmingham, three hours from Atlanta, and five hours from the gulf coast, UA is a comprehensive research institution, which offers a wide variety of opportunities for faculty and their families.
In addition to the professional credentials indicated above, the successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to the College’s mission to train physicians to serve rural areas, the ability to work collaboratively and the willingness to enthusiastically participate in the life of the College. Expanded training, including but not limited to obstetrics, endocrinology, hospitalist training is a plus. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information, please see our website at www.cchs.ua.edu. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications must be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Attach a letter of interest, CV, and three references with whom you have worked to the application.
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.
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