Medical Health Physics Program Director/Assistant Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alabama, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

The University of Alabama at Birmingham



The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is accepting applications for a full-time Medical Health Physics Program Director (open tenure) in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Health Professions (SHP). The program director is a faculty member who is appointed by the Department Chair to provide leadership, ensure quality, and supervise administration of an academic program within the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences. As a faculty member, a program director is responsible for accepting assignments that contribute to the department’s overall mission. The major responsibilities of a program director may include teaching, research, scholarly activity, service, and administration. A program director is expected to perform these activities in a manner that demonstrates respect of others, commitment to excellence, and high ethical standards. Through negotiation with the appropriate department chair and in compliance with departmental workload policies, a program director will assume specific job-related responsibilities. While a program director’s potential scope of responsibility is large, it is expected that each will have a unique set of responsibilities that balance individual needs with those of the program and the department.


The candidate must hold a PhD in Health Physics and have at least one-year teaching experience. 

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent fringe benefits are offered, including retirement benefits, health care benefits, and generous paid time off. 


Birmingham is an international city that enjoys a reputation as one of America’s best places for a family to live, work, and play.  For more information about CDS, SHP, UAB and Birmingham, please visit the following links: UAB Home Page; UAB School of Health Professions; Clinical Diagnostic Sciences; UAB Campus Portal; Birmingham Tourist Planners Guide. Interested applicants can apply at:


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 check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  You will be required to submit a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

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