The Department of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking a full time radiologist to join the Cardiopulmonary Imaging section. The ideal candidate will have keen clinical skills in both thoracic and cardiac imaging and interested in actively participating in teaching, research, and service as well as interest in collaboration with other departments. Qualified applicants should be ABR-certified or eligible, have completed fellowship training in cardiopulmonary imaging or have proficient experience in Cardiopulmonary Radiology, and must be eligible to practice medicine in Alabama.
UAB is a state-of-the-art Academic Medical Center with a busy and lively clinical service consisting of six dedicated cardiopulmonary radiologists who are responsible for interpreting 145,000 chest radiographs, 25,000 chest CTs, 600 cardiac MRIs, and >500 cardiac CTs annually, in addition to performing approximately 100 thoracic interventional procedures. State-of-the art imaging equipment comprises thirteen CT units (including one DS FORCE Siemen, three 256 detector Philips and One GE Revolution 256 dual energy machines) and ten MR scanners, as well as fixed and mobile digital radiographic and fluoroscopic units. Our Advanced Imaging Facility operates two time-of-flight GE 710 PET/CT scanners and a TR-24 cyclotron; a GE PET/MRI unit, one of the first in the country, is being installed. A dedicated lab provides support for 3D imaging. Imaging viewing and interpretation are done via Philips IntelliSpace PACS and Nuance PowerScribe voice recognition software.
The department offers dedicated thoracic and combined thoracic/abdominal imaging fellowships. UAB residency program is one of the high ranked program in the country with 36 residents.
UAB Medicine’s programs in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic oncology are nationally renowned. The system operates a large center for heart and lung transplantation, structural heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, clinical centers for pulmonary hypertension, heart failure, interstitial diseases, and lung health, and one of only two Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the southeastern United States. A dedicated lung cancer-screening program has been endorsed by the Lung Cancer Alliance as a Center of Excellence. Faculty in other departments are highly collegial, providing many opportunities to collaborate in education, clinical care and research.
Spanning more than 100 city blocks, UAB is the state of Alabama’s largest single employer with some 23,000 employees and has an annual, state-wide economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranks 13 UAB graduate programs among the nation’s top 25 and 10 UAB specialties were ranked among the nation’s top 50 in the magazine’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals report. 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 NIH funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million.
UAB Medicine is the third largest public academic medical center in the country, with more than 1,900 beds and almost 18,000 employees. UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System and is the teaching hospital for the UAB School of Medicine. Situated among major research centers and clinics, UAB Hospital provides patients with a complete range of primary and specialty care services, as well as the most up-to-date treatments and innovations in health care. In addition to UAB Hospital, UAB Medicine includes The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, as well as several primary and specialty care clinics, a dozen member and affiliate hospitals within Alabama, more than 10 cancer associates in the Southeast, and the Viva Health HMO.
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 “All American City”, one of the top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live, raise a family, and practice medicine.
In tandem with our institutions strong diversity efforts, UAB highly encourages candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply.
Academic rank, compensation, and tenure will depend on qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should apple here: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/4987.
For additional information about our department, please visit our website at www.uab.edu/medicine/radiology/.
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. A pre-employment background check 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.
This job ad expires on Friday September 20th, 2019