Position Number: 36613, 36614, 36615, 36616, 36617
School/College: School of Medicine
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine seeks medical physicists for multiple faculty positions with open rank and tenure status. Rank, salary, and tenure status commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all facets of radiation oncology physics clinical support and quality assurance at the primary center and satellite sites as needed. Furthermore, the candidate will team with faculty within the department and work collaboratively with investigators across the School of Medicine, UAB, and peer academic departments to develop a clinically meaningful and scholarly rich research program for radiation oncology..
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: Radiation Oncology
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
To be considered, applicants must hold a Ph.D. in physics or closely related field, be certified by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Medical Physics or have completed an accredited residency and be ABR board eligible, and able to demonstrate a record of scholarly achievement.
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham stands proudly among the nation's leaders in the field. UAB Radiation Oncology offers a wide range of advanced treatment techniques in radiation therapy including triggered imaging radiosurgery, medical dosimetry, three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy, brachytherapy, external beam radiation therapy, image-guided radiotherapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, radioisotope therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, total body irradiation and total skin irradiation. Individual faculty members maintain areas of specialty interest and strive for new discovery in these areas.
Research has been an integral part of the Department's mission since its inception in 1969. Innovative faculty focus on providing exceptional patient care while striving to improve care through research for our future patients. Our research program teams together clinicians, physicists, laboratory scientists and physician scientists and uses a three faceted approach to advance our understanding and treatment potential for the field of oncology. Basic science, or
Internal Number: 6482
About University of Alabama Birmingham
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.