Non-Tenure Earning Instructor - Dermatology

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama (US)
October 13 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Instructor, non-tenure earning

Department of Dermatology

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Department of Dermatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine invites applications for a non-tenure-track Instructor position.

We are inviting applications from qualified candidates to work in the laboratory of Dr. Mohammad Athar. The position will be a non-tenure earning track, which will be offered through the Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in a related field and experience in genetic and epigenetic work both in cell culture, as well as, in animal model system for performing preclinical investigations and mechanism-based studies to validate new molecular targets and assays, along with tissue collection, sample analysis. The selected candidate will also be involved with data generation for the submission of grants and publications. Expertise in CHIPseq/ATACseq, eCLIP techniques are highly desirable. Finally, the successful candidate will assist in writing scientific manuscripts, grants, and reviews along with presenting outcome of research studies in scientific meetings. 

The Dermatology Research Section in the Department of Dermatology includes 7 faculty members with a diverse skill set and operational expertise encompassing several areas (skin inflammation, cancer immunology, biology, and vitamin D to name a few). Faculty are noted for multidisciplinary, academic productivity and national leadership.

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 position is filled. To apply, please visit:

Contact: Dr. Andrzej Slominski ( 205-934-5245), Search Committee Chair, Department of Dermatology, UAB.

For additional information about the Department of Dermatology, please visit

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 check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.