Orthopaedic Surgical Oncologist

Orthopaedic Oncologist Leadership and Research Opportunity

Birmingham, AL 35294
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Merritt Hawkins

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New department of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Alabama School of Medicine to recruit a second orthopaedic surgical oncologist with significant research interests to join its faculty

The new Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a second orthopaedic surgical oncologist to help further develop a comprehensive orthopaedic oncology practice. The ideal candidate is an experienced faculty physician; however, fellow candidates will be considered, as well. 

Opportunity highlights: 
  • Join a nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon who has developed an adult-focused orthopaedic surgical oncology practice servicing a multi-state region in the Southeast. 
  • Potential to grow a large sarcoma program with the support of UAB clinical leadership 
  • Unique opportunity to establish academic research in orthopaedic cancer, supported by the only NIH-designated cancer center in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas 
  • Potential to grow a large surgical volume in addition to research 
  • The UAB School of Medicine is ranked #10 in NIH grant funding 
  • Children’s of Alabama was again ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report 
  • Competitive salary and benefits offered in addition to research funding 

Bursting with Southern charm and hospitality, our diverse city in Alabama is rich in culture and offers a small-town feel and close-knit community that will allow you to feel at home as soon as you arrive. With a variety of events throughout the year and a tremendous opportunity for families and individuals alike, our city has something for everyone. 
  • You will benefit from affordable housing options in charming neighborhoods and a cost of living nearly 21% lower than the national average. 
  • Our town boasts exceptional public and private schools, including the #7 best private high school in the state (Niche). 
  • Experience four distinct seasons, allowing for a variety of outdoor recreation, as well as top-notch shops and restaurants throughout the city. 
  • Enjoy convenient access to Atlanta and its many amenities—including an international airport, live entertainment, and professional sporting events—as well as to the mountains and to the Gulf Coast for vacations. 
U.S. News ranks Alabama in the top 20 in Best States for Affordability

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.