Associate Professor/Professor - Department of Pathology

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama (US)
July 15 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Endowed Faculty

Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Department of Pathology is launching a major strategic initiative to recruit exceptional researchers having substantial records of extramural funding.  Endowed faculty (Chair, Professorship) are immediately available for highly successful candidates. Endowed faculty will be filled at the level of Professor or Associate Professor. We strongly encourage applicants currently at the level of Associate Professor that have demonstrated exceptional research success to apply.  Applications in all areas of research will be considered. Current areas of research strength within the department include:

Cardiovascular Disease, Metabolic Disease, Neurodegeneration,
Cancer, Immunology & Infectious Disease

Having over 80 full time faculty, the Department of Pathology has a major commitment to clinical care, research and education (  Research funding within the department currently exceeds $12 million annually with work focusing on understanding the molecular basis underlying a wide range of diverse disease processes, identifying new therapeutic targets, and developing new treatments for patients.

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‚Äôs 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 in 2020 ranked 12th among public universities with over $325 million in NIH funding.  Total research expenditures at UAB exceeded $600 million in 2020.

Applicants must upload their Curriculum Vitae and one-page letter of interest ( Application deadline is September 30, 2021. Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. 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.