The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health is inviting applications from outstanding candidates for three full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor (12-month appointments with rank and tenure status commensurate with qualifications). We are seeking applicants who have or can develop research programs in the substantive areas of infectious diseases (particularly HIV/AIDS), cancer, social determinants of health or climate change and population health. Applicants with an interest in global health are also welcome. Applicants with research programs that will enhance and build on the departmental strengths in cardiovascular diseases, genomics, and health disparities will also be considered. UAB pursues the frontiers of education, research, and health care and strives to be one of the most dynamic and productive universities of the 21st century. UAB ranked 15th in NIH research funding among public universities in fiscal year 2016 and has transformed the Birmingham metropolitan area into a nexus of research, medicine, business, and development. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to foster research collaborations across campus and leverage resources available through our University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Centers (http://www.uab.edu/research/administration/CentersCores/Pages/UWIRCbyTitle.aspx) and core facilities (http://www.uab.edu/research/administration/CentersCores/Pages/CoresbyTitle.aspx ) Birmingham has thriving outdoors, arts and cultural scenes (http://birminghamal.org/) and is one of the best places to live, work and play. Our restaurant scene is truly world class, featuring national award winning restaurants and chefs.
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.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Eligible candidates must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree with graduate-level training in epidemiology or a closely related field.
Preferred qualifications include a record of peer-reviewed publications, experience in teaching graduate or undergraduate level epidemiology courses and demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic setting. For the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, applicants should have evidence of securing extramural funding to support an independent research program.
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Internal Number: 7936
About University of Alabama, Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.