Assistant/Associate Professor - Family Med & OB/GYN, Non Tenure Earning Clinical

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Family Med & OB/GYN, Non Tenure Earning Clinical


208131 - Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine (FIRM)

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Assistant or Associate Professor. Family Medicine & OB/GYN – Responsibilities will include duties in the Department of Family Medicine, including teaching medical students and residents in clinical training, research and scholarly activity as well as providing direct patient care, with an emphasis in a rural outpatient/ambulatory and inpatient primary care setting.

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The Department of Family Medicine in the College of Community Health Sciences at the University of Alabama (UA) is excited to announce the availability of one assistant or associate professor faculty position for full time non tenure earning clinical track BC/BE family physicians to meet its growing needs. Family Medicine & OB/GYN – Responsibilities will include duties teaching medical students and residents in clinical training, research and scholarly activity as well as providing direct patient care, with an emphasis in a rural outpatient/ambulatory and inpatient primary care setting as well as administrative tasks typical for a faculty appointment.

The College was established at The University of Alabama in 1972 in response to the Alabama Legislature’s mandate to solve the critical need for health care in rural Alabama. Since that time, the College has graduated 495 Family Medicine residents and has educated well over 800 clinical-years medical students. Today, in addition to undergraduate and graduate medical education (a large Family Medicine residency and several fellowships) , the College also includes the University Medical Center, the Rural Health Leaders Pipeline, graduate level training, and the Institute for Rural Health Research. The College is dedicated to improving and promoting the health of individuals and communities in Alabama and the region through leadership in medical education and primary care; the provision of high quality, accessible health care services; and scholarship. This position will help the College to foster educational programs that prepare learners in population health principles, and scholarship in medical education and in relevant and innovative community—based participatory research that influences population health and supports partnering to address community health problems.

The College also serves as a branch campus for the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and trains seventy third and fourth year medical students as part of its mission. Tuscaloosa, with a population of approximately 100,000, is located in west central Alabama. As the home of The University of Alabama, the over 38,000 student flagship campus of the UA System, it offers exceptional educational, cultural, sports and recreational opportunities. Located one hour from Birmingham, three hours from Atlanta, and five hours from the gulf coast, UA is a comprehensive research institution, which offers a wide variety of opportunities for faculty and their families.

Requirements for Applicants
M.D. or D.O. and Board eligible/Board Certified in Family Medicine & OB/GYN required. Candidates must meet Alabama medical licensure requirements and complete licensure within the state prior to start date. A track record of scholarship, focusing on learning and teaching in a health professions or medical school environment would be desirable. Successful candidates will display a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, a desire to work in multidisciplinary and inter-professional teams and have excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English.

Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information, visit our website and contact Connie Leeper, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine at [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at To the application, attach a letter of interest, a CV, and three references with whom you have worked.

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Successful candidates will be considered through our Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee and Guidelines, for recommendation of rank commensurate with education and experience.

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The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

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