Birmingham, AL United States
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Associate or Full Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Preventive Medicine Division

Job Title: Associate or Full Professor
Reference Code: F799P
Job Location: Birmingham , AL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-02-14
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Associate or Full Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Division of Preventive Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine seeks doctoral-level scientists (such as, MD, PhD, or DrPH) for multiple Associate and/or full Professor positions with open tenure status. Rank, salary, and tenure status commensurate with experience and qualifications. Mid to senior level career investigators who have established independent research programs and demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding are sought. Physician candidates must be board certified or board eligible in a pertinent specialty and eligible to be licensed in Alabama.

Job Requirements

Candidates from a variety of disciplines such as medicine, public health, behavioral science, psychology, or epidemiology are invited to apply. We seek to enhance existing collaborations and build on research strengths in multiple areas including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, cancer prevention and control, and life-course and aging, with cross-cutting themes of health disparities/vulnerable populations, outcomes research, community-based behavioral science, biostatistics, and population-based clinical trials and observational studies. For clinician scientists, clinical practice linkages are available through affiliated health care systems.

Candidates will be considered who have experience and a strong interest in the prevention and management of chronic diseases, including cancer; cardiovascular disease; diabetes and obesity; chronic diseases and/or genetic epidemiology; health services research; patient and provider outcomes; quality of care and clinical effectiveness; racial disparities; and womenís health.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Interested candidates should apply here:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and application packet including curriculum vitae, research interest/expertise, and the names of three references. Evaluation of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, 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 pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

UAB research grants and awards are at a record high, exceeding $527 million in FY18, including $320 million in NIH funding for FY18. UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent).

UABís Department of Medicine consistently ranks in the top 20 departments nationally for NIH funding. Both the division and department provide a vibrant environment that stimulates professional growth and provides access to an outstanding infrastructure.

To learn more about the University of Alabama at Birmingham, please visit

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.

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