Open Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position

Employer
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Salary
Competitive packages including relocation costs, start-up and transitional funding are available.
Posted
August 06 2017
Organization Type
Academia

Open Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position

Department of Neurology

Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics

University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

The Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks a neuroscientist who does basic science and/or translational work in areas relevant to Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders for a faculty position in the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics. Appointments may be at any level, with a preference for tenure-track Assistant Professors.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity and resources to develop an outstanding program of basic science and/or translational research in a strongly collaborative setting. The neurosciences at UAB are expanding vigorously, and the infrastructure for basic and clinical research is excellent. The UAB Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics (www.uab.edu/CNET) brings together basic studies of disease mechanisms, translational studies, and clinical research. The Center has newly renovated laboratory space and core facilities, and is centrally located in the UAB medical campus. In addition, UAB has large Memory Disorders and Parkinson Disease clinics with active clinical research programs, and substantial programs in Huntington disease, ALS, and dystonia. Competitive packages including relocation costs, start-up and transitional funding are available.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D and a track record for extramural funding is a plus. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by September 1, 2017, however applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of references, and brief summary of current and proposed research activities as a single pdf. Interested candidates should apply here: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/2650.

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. 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.