Helen and Robert Whitley Endowed Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

(Ref#: F1301P)

UAB

Categories:
  • Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time
Description:

Helen and Robert Whitley Endowed Chair,

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (UAB SOM*) Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases** seeks an expert in translational research in pediatric infectious diseases to serve as the inaugural Helen and Robert Whitley Endowed Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases.

The Opportunity

Richard J. Whitley, M.D., the Loeb Eminent Scholar Chair in Pediatrics, has made a generous gift in memory of his parents to establish the Helen and Robert Whitley Endowed Chair in the Department of Pediatrics.

The inaugural Helen and Robert Whitley Endowed Chair will be a nationally- and internationally- recognized basic scientist or physician scientist who is a collaborative academic and institutional leader with an excellent track record of success in obtaining and maintaining independent, NIH/federally-funded or similar extramural research support and with high impact publications in the field of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a progressive and visionary leader to advance a well-established program at a storied institution with significant ongoing growth and opportunities within a new Immunology Institute in the UAB School of Medicine. The ideal candidate will be committed to significant contributions in mentorship, recruitment, collaboration, and diversity and equal opportunity.

Candidates should possess a Doctoral Degree (MD, PhD, or MD/PhD) and be able to demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, or service in qualifying for the appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This full-time position offers competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package. Tenure status is open and salary will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate.

For a more detailed description about this opportunity and to apply, please visit: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/7227

*For more information about UAB SOM, please visit: https://www.uab.edu/medicine/home/

**For more information about the UAB Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases visit: https://www.uab.edu/medicine/peds/infectious-diseases

For more information about Birmingham, please visit: https://www.uab.edu/medicine/home/about/birmingham

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 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. 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.

Education Requirement:
MD, PhD, or MD/PhD
Location:
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Pediatrics
1670 University Blvd
Birmingham , Al 35233
US
Contact:
Human Resources,