The Department of Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking a radiologist to join the cardiopulmonary imaging section.
The UAB Department of Radiology consists of 109 faculty members, including 17 physicists and PhD researchers. The cardiopulmonary section has eight faculty members. There are 30 diagnostic radiology residents and six integrated interventional radiology residents.
UAB is a state-of-the-art Academic Medical Center with a busy quaternary care clinical service consisting of eight 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 includes 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, and a GE PET/MRI. 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 ideal candidate will have strong clinical skills in both thoracic and cardiac imaging and interested in actively participating in teaching and research activities of the section 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.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama's largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually on the state.
In tandem with our institution's strong diversity efforts, UAB highly encourages candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply.
Academic rank, compensation, and tenure will depend on qualifications and experience.
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.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
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Internal Number: 9000
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.