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Posted on 1-23-2024
Department of Pathology, Division of Laboratory Medicine
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
The Department of Pathology, Division of Laboratory Medicine, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible pathologist (MD or MD/PhD) at the open rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor.
The successful candidate will serve as the Director of Clinical Immunology. In this role, this individual will either have already established national/international recognition in clinical immunology or exhibit significant potential and motivation to establish an academic career in this
field. The successful candidate must have completed residency training in Clinical Pathology, have a interest in establishing a NIH-funded research program in immunology, and participate in resident, fellow, and medical student teaching. Individuals with current NIH-sponsored research programs are highly encouraged to apply.
Recruitment into this position comes at an opportune time in which the Section and Division are experiencing significant growth in its clinical service, educational, and research missions. The UAB Clinical Immunology laboratory serves UAB Hospitals (>1200 beds; eighth largest in USA) and offers a wide array of serology and immunology diagnostic testing. HLA typing is performed by another laboratory in the UAB system and is not within the scope of the current position. Teaching responsibilities include medical students, residents, and fellows. It also includes the opportunity to teach graduate students in the Graduate Biomedical Sciences program and Immunology Institute
At the heart of UAB’s downtown campus, opportunities abound for research collaboration throughout university. Unique research opportunities for an academic clinical immunologist include:
1. The presence of a large collaborative Immunology research community and well-organized Immunology
Institute with a solid research infrastructure including weekly research seminar series and pilot grants.
2. Access to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center and large community of cancer biologists to pursue collaborative tumor immunology research.
3. Significant opportunities to collaborate with investigators in the ID Division, Microbiology, and Pathology to pursue research on the host response to infection. This includes access to the Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic and UAB’s high containment BSL-3 Research Facility, recently awarded > $20 million in NIH funding to support the implementation of cutting-edge scientific equipment and establish a core team of research scientists to advance research on BSL-3 pathogens and pandemic preparedness.
4. Access to the CLIA and CAP-accredited Lab Medicine Reference Lab with cutting-edge diagnostic equipment and personnel to assist in the rapid development and implementation of novel high complexity diagnostic assays, as well as, execute sponsored research agreements with commercial entities, seeking to evaluate the performance and utility of new immunology diagnostic tests.
5. Research-intensive neuropathology and neuroscience faculty to collaborate with and pursue cutting-edge neuroimmunology science, and
6. Significant Departmental and Divisional leadership support for Lab Medicine faculty to establish an independently funded research program including pilot grants.
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 and nicotine screen to be hired.
Interested candidates should apply here: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/20233
For additional information about the Department of Pathology, please visit http://uab.edu/medicine/pathology.
To learn more about the University of Alabama at Birmingham, please visit http://uab.edu/home.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which al/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.
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