School of Health Professions - Open Rank - Biomedical Sciences Program - Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: 19687
Position Number: 00620, 00630
School/College: School of Health Professions
The undergraduate Biomedical Sciences Program (BMD) in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (CDS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Health Professions is seeking to fill two (2) open tenure-track faculty positions. These are 12-month, full-time appointments at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
The successful candidate will provide signature, cutting-edge instruction in the biomedical sciences to undergraduate students in the BMD major in the areas of anatomy, genetics, cell biology, or microbiology, in addition to participating in other BMD courses as needed. They will also develop scholarly activities in biomedical sciences disciplines, as well as participate in service to the program, department, and school. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of experience in delivering quality instruction in anatomy, genetics, cell biology, or microbiology, and will be highly motivated to work in a collaborative environment building signature instructional and research activities for more than 700 pre-professional undergraduates (uab.edu/bmd).
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.
Department: Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Candidates for consideration will have a Ph.D., or other terminal degrees, in a discipline area related to biomedical sciences.
Consideration will be given to candidates with a teaching portfolio and experience that align with the vision and mission of the program, department, and school.
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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.