School of Health Professions - Assistant Professor - Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: 8770
Position Number: 80001
School/College: School of Health Professions
Full-time, 12 month faculty position in the Genetic Counseling Program, Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Health Professions (SHP). SHP is one of our nation's largest and most diverse schools of its type with more than twenty programs at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. The UAB Genetic Counseling Training Program has full accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling. The Genetic Counseling Program has an excellent relationship with the UAB medical school and surrounding medical community.
Primary responsibilities include teaching and program administration with opportunities for clinical service and scholarly research. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills.
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: Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Minimum qualifications include a Masters Degree in Genetic Counseling, certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC), and a minimum of three (3) years of genetic counseling experience.
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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.