Assistant or Associate Professor, Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Non Tenure Earning Clinical Track

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Aug 17, 2016
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810274

Position Summary: Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical, Non-Tenure Track). Responsibilities will include duties in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, including direct inpatient and outpatient care, teaching medical students and Family Medicine residents in clinical training, as well as research and scholarly activity.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in the College of Community Health Sciences at The University of Alabama (UA) is excited to announce the availability of a full-time clinical faculty position (non-tenure track) to meet its growing needs. The faculty member will have a full spectrum general obstetric and gynecologic practice in a community-based academic environment and join a group of four other OB/Gyn faculty. The candidate must have excellent clinical skills, enthusiasm for medical education, and an interest in scholarly activity and clinical research. Candidates must have a MD or DO and be board-certified or be an active candidate for certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The College of Community Health Sciences is dedicated to primary care and to preparing physicians for practice in rural or underserved areas. The Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency Program, currently with 45 residents, has graduated over 400 physicians in its 40-year history. In the role of one of three regional campuses for the University of Alabama School of Medicine, which is based at UAB, the College trains a cohort of 70 medical students based in Tuscaloosa for their third and fourth years of medical school. The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology plays a vital role in this mission by providing excellence in the training of family medicine/obstetrics fellows, family medicine residents, and medical students. The outpatient facilities are at the University Medical Center, a multi-specialty community practice on the UA campus. Inpatient care and deliveries occur at DCH Regional Medical Center and Northport Medical Center, which serve a seven-county area in West Alabama. Gynecologic surgery is scheduled primarily at the DCH Outpatient Surgery Center, which houses a da VinciĀ® Surgical System for robotic hysterectomies. Tuscaloosa, with a population of approximately 100,000, is located in west central Alabama. As the home of The University of Alabama, it offers exceptional educational, cultural, sports and recreational opportunities. UA is a comprehensive research and teaching institution, which offers a wide variety of opportunities for faculty and their families. The spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration in scholarship and community-based projects at the University of Alabama is unparalleled In addition to the professional credentials indicated above, the successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to the College's mission to train physicians to serve rural areas, the ability to work collaboratively and the willingness to enthusiastically participate in the life of the College. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information, visit our website http://cchs.ua.edu/ and contact Kristy Graettinger, MD, Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at krgraettinger@cchs.ua.edu or 205-348-1398. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. To the application, attach a letter of interest, a CV, and provide at least three references with whom you have worked.

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