University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Division of Preventive Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure earning Instructor position. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Early career investigators who have completed postdoctoral training or similar experiences and who demonstrate high potential to obtain extramural funding are sought. A successful track record of pilot/feasibility grants, training awards, and scholarly productivity is desired.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in a discipline related to medicine, public health, behavioral science, psychology, and/or epidemiology. 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. Candidates whose research aligns with existing senior faculty’s research is advantageous to promote mentorship and collaboration.
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 women’s health.
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).
UAB’s 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.
Interested candidates should apply here: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/4819.
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 positions are filled.
A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
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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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