Associate Professor/Professor - Department of Pathology

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama (US)
January 08 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Endowed Faculty Position

Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

As part of an ongoing major strategic initiative to recruit exceptional researchers, the Department of Pathology is seeking a scientist having a substantial record of extramural funding.  This endowed position will be filled at the level of Professor or Associate Professor. Applicants currently at the level of Associate Professor that have demonstrated exceptional research success are encouraged to apply.  Applications in all areas of research will be considered. Current areas of research strength within the department include:

Cardiovascular Disease, Metabolic Disease, Bone Pathobiology,

Cancer, Immunology & Infectious Disease

In addition, the Department of Pathology is participating in an institutional initiative in faculty recruitment in Neurosciences.

Having over 80 full time faculty, the Department of Pathology has a major commitment to clinical care, research and education (  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.

Applicants must upload their Curriculum Vitae and one-page letter of interest to Application deadline is March 15, 2021. Applicants must have an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD. Selected applicants must be able to work in a team environment and will join a diverse and vibrant academic community that values and is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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