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Director of Laboratory Medicine - UAB

Department of Pathology 
Division of Laboratory Medicine 
University of Alabama at Birmingham


The Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is
pleased to announce the recruitment for Director of the Division of Laboratory
Medicine. Laboratory Medicine is one of six Divisions in the UAB Department of
Pathology. We are inviting applications from qualified candidates at the rank
of Associate Professor/Full Professor for a fulltime, tenure earning/tenured
position through the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine. The candidate
should have an M.D. (or M.D., Ph.D.), Board Certification in Clinical
Pathology, and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in Alabama. The
successful candidate should have a national reputation in academic pathology
and a track record of a competitive basic, translational, and/or clinically
focused research program. Prior administrative experience will be favorably

The Laboratory Medicine Division includes twelve faculty members with a diverse
skill set and operational expertise. The Director is responsible for oversight
of both clinical and research activities in the Division and reports directly
to the Chair of the Department. Divisional faculty are noted for
multidisciplinary academic productivity, grant support, and national
leadership. The Division supervises over five million laboratory tests per year
and has ACGMEaccredited fellowships in Blood Banking/ Transfusion Medicine,
and, in collaboration with the Anatomic Pathology Division, Hematopathology and
Molecular Pathology. Research in the Division is diverse but particularly
strong in translational investigations, immunology and microbiology. The new
Division Director will have an opportunity to recruit additional faculty in
support of our research and clinical missions.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and application packet
including curriculum vitae, research interest/expertise, and the names of three
references to the Chair of the Search Committee, Robin G. Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D.,
Assistant Dean for PhysicianScientist Education, Professor, Department of
Pathology, by email to: PATHLMDirector@mail.ad.uab.edu. Evaluation of
applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the
position is filled. A preemployment background investigation is performed on
candidates selected for employment. 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
preemployment drug and nicotine screen to be hired. UAB is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse,
equitable and familyfriendly environment in which all faculty and staff can
excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith,
gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also
encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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