The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as Director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, within the Department of Pediatrics. The Division Director is responsible for the comprehensive leadership and management of the Division’s activities and for advancing UAB’s and Children’s of Alabama’s excellence in clinical care, research, advocacy, and education.
The division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) is comprised of an outstanding group of academic faculty and staff who are recognized as local and national leaders in education, quality improvement, advocacy, informatics, and health systems research. Approximately a third of the PHM faculty are fellowship graduates, many from the division’s own fellowship program. Members within the division are established leaders within the Department and Children’s of Alabama, with roles including leadership of the Pediatrics Clerkship and the Residency Programs, medical directorships of clinical units and informatics programs, and chairpersons of multiple quality and safety initiatives. For more information about our thriving Pediatric Hospital Medicine Division, visit our website at https://www.uab.edu/medicine/peds/divisions/hospital-medicine .
A strong history of academic achievement and a commitment to excellence in service, education, and academic productivity are required. The successful candidate will have a national reputation in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, reflecting a strong record of scholarly accomplishments and leadership ability, with a history of progressive leadership experience. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary, and a record of interdisciplinary collaboration is desirable. The ideal candidate will qualify for an appointment at the Associate or Professor level within UAB and will be an MD, or MD/PhD who is licensed or eligible for license in the state of Alabama. Salary and tenure status are negotiable based on experience and current academic achievements.
The UAB Department of Pediatrics has nationally recognized expertise and firmly established multidisciplinary programs. This position will provide opportunities for growth of divisional programs as well as opportunities for collaboration with other distinguished programs within UAB.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest at the link below:
For further information, please contact: Kim Whelan, MD Chair of the PHM Search Committee firstname.lastname@example.org
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.