The Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), is expanding its active research program in the area of cardiovascular pathobiology. We are therefore inviting applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position (PhD, MD, MD/PhD) at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level depending on experience, research and scholarly accomplishments. Although applications in all areas related to basic and translational research in cardiovascular biology and disease are welcome, specific areas of interest include:
-Atherosclerosis and associated vascular disease mechanisms -Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion, inflammation, fibrosis and repair -Research focused on the link between obesity, metabolism, bioenergetics, aging and cardiovascular disease
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of originality and productivity in research and scholarly activity, existing or outstanding potential for consistent extramural funding, and an interest in graduate and medical education. UAB is a dynamic, collaborative research institution with state of the art facilities, excellent graduate programs, and a commitment to post-doctoral education. Appointment will be as a member of the Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology in the Department of Pathology.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter that includes research interest/experience, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with their application. Evaluation of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.
Having over 80 full time faculty, the Department of Pathology has a major commitment to clinical care, research and education (https://www.uab.edu/medicine/pathology/). Research within the department focuses on understanding the molecular basis underlying a wide range of diverse disease processes, identifying new therapeutic targets, and developing new treatments for patients. The Department of Pathology is ranked in the top 10 in NIH funding nationally among Departments of Pathology at public institutions. Research funding within the department currently exceeds $14M annually.
Driven by an intensely collaborative and entrepreneurial character, UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the State, with a nearly $4 billion budget and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually. UAB is Alabama's largest employer with more than 23,000 employees; it supports more than 64,000 jobs statewide. With more than 1,300 full time faculty and almost 1,200 medical and graduate students, the UAB School of Medicine ranks 22nd nationally in NIH research funding. Total research expenditures at UAB exceeded $588 million in 2019.
For additional information about the Department of Pathology, please visit http://uab.edu/medicine/pathology.
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.
Department: Pathology - Molecular and Cellular Pathology
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Must have PhD, MD or MD/PhD
Pre-Employment Background Check:
A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
Internal Number: 8916
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.