Birmingham, Alabama (US)
competitive salaries and generous benefit packages
April 02 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


Division of Hematology/Oncology

The Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), in collaboration with the NCI-designated O’Neill Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, is rapidly expanding its basic and translational research programs. We therefore invite applications for tenured or tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level (PhD, MD, MD/PhD) depending on experience, research and scholarly accomplishments. We are seeking applicants with expertise in cancer biology and therapeutics, with specific areas of interest including research in hematological malignancies, hematopoiesis, transplantation, and clonal hematopoiesis, cancer metabolism, tumor immunology and the tumor microenvironment. These programs will complement and interact with our outstanding clinical Hematology-Oncology programs. 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. The Division is rapidly expanding its clinical and translational research and educational activities with support from the Department, School, and Cancer Center. The NCI-funded O’Neill Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the nation’s leading cancer research and treatment centers. UAB is a dynamic, collaborative research institution with state of the art facilities, excellent graduate programs, and a commitment to post-doctoral education. Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama’s largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually on the state.

Applicants are requested to upload a brief cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interests (maximum of two pages), and the names of three professional references. Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Applicants must have a MD, PhD or an equivalent degree.

Interested individuals should apply online at http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/4982

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. 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 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.