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Open Rank - Emergency Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Department of Emergency Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama (UAB) School of Medicine seeks clinicians, clinician-investigators, and investigators holding MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degrees for multiple faculty positions with open rank and tenure status. Rank, salary, and tenure status commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Clinician and clinician-investigator candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Emergency Medicine and eligible to be licensed in Alabama.

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is dedicated to providing the highest quality emergency medical care to patients, to participate in the education of health professionals, and to promote the development of the specialty of emergency medicine and related disciplines through excellence in patient care, teaching, and research.

The Department of Emergency Medicine maintains an active clinical research program focused on public health and emergency care delivery systems. Our educational programs are designed to provide a challenging, hands-on patient care experience in both UAB Hospital and UAB Highlands emergency departments. With three different emergency departments, we are equipped to provide patients with a complete range of primary and specialty care services.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service for more than five decades. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States and the top 10 worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 Young University Rankings.

UAB Medicine is the country's third-largest public academic medical center, with over 1,900 beds and almost 18,000 employees. We are the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the state of Alabama. 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 and 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 ten 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 in, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The 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 institution's strong diversity efforts, UAB highly encourages candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply.

For additional information about our department, please visit our website at

Interested candidates should apply here: by submitting an online application to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Evaluation of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until all available positions are filled.

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.

To learn more about the University of Alabama at Birmingham, please visit

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.



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