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University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, United States (on-site)
28 days ago
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States (on-site)
28 days ago


The University of Alabama Birmingham, Heersink School of Medicine, Department of Surgery is currently recruiting faculty candidates to lead the Hyperthermic IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) program in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Applicants of all levels of experience (recent fellowship graduates as well as with those with previous HIPEC experience) will be considered. It is expected that up to 0.5 FTE of this position to be focused leadership and strategic growth of the UAB HIPEC program. The remaining effort can take the form of complex general surgical oncology and/or research effort. The non-HIPEC effort will be tailored according to the interests and track record of the candidate. The candidates will be considered for a tenure track or non-tenure track faculty appointment, depending upon their experience, track-record as well as their future goals. The successful candidate will be expected to meet clinical, research and teaching needs, as applicable, in the Department of Surgery.

The Division of Surgical Oncology is committed to providing personalized, comprehensive care for patients with a broad array of benign and malignant tumors. We work in collaboration with members from the Department of Radiation Oncology, the Division of Hematology/Oncology, the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Department of Genetics to guide patients through the surgical decision-making process and provide innovative, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic options. We treat patients with neoplasms arising in the small intestine, colon/rectum/anus, liver and biliary tract, endocrine glands (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas), esophagus, stomach, lymph nodes, skin (melanoma and non-melanoma), salivary glands, soft tissues (sarcoma). In addition to our focus on patient care, we also provide an environment that supports the education of health professionals and encourages advanced research to further medical science.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, one of three autonomous institutions within The University of Alabama System, is the only four-year, public university in the state’s largest metropolitan area. The University spans 100 blocks in the city center with over 250 buildings providing over 13 million feet of assignable space.

For fiscal year 2020-2021 (most recent available), the University’s economic impact on the Birmingham area exceeds $7 billion to the state. In FY2020, UAB received over $325 million in NIH extramural grants and contracts. As of the fall of 2021, the University employed 23,000 people, had a faculty of 2,459 (43% of whom are female), and had a student enrollment of just under 23,000 at the undergraduate through doctoral levels. The graduate student population is 67% female and 30% are among ethnic minorities.

UAB is comprised of 10 academic colleges and schools in the health sciences and academic areas. The UAB Academic Health Center includes the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Optometry, Public Health, Health Professions; the Graduate School; and the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences. The University’s academic campus consists of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Schools of Business, Education, and Engineering; the Graduate School; and the Mervyn Sterne Library. The university has 136 endowed chairs/professorships. UAB has been ranked among the top quarter of all U.S. colleges and universities by The Princeton Review, and among the top 10 for diversity for three consecutive years.

In tandem with our institution’s strong diversity efforts, UAB encourages candidates from underrepresented diverse backgrounds and different race/ethnic populations to apply.

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.


A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

Interested candidates should submit their current CV, letter of interest, and a statement that is one page maximum single-spaced describing your past, present, and future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in education, research, and/or service. If you do not have past experience, please describe your awareness and any related background about the importance of diversity*.

*Diversity refers to the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstances. Differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67398579
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Position Title: Surgical Oncology/HIPEC position
  • Job Function: Surgical Oncologist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: MD
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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