Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor - UAB Department of Epidemiology
Eligible candidates must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree with graduate-level training in epidemiology or a closely related field. Preferred qualifications include a record of peer-reviewed publications, experience in teaching graduate or undergraduate level epidemiology courses and demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic setting. For the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, applicants should have evidence of securing extramural funding to support an independent research program. We are seeking applicants who have or can develop research programs in the substantive areas of infectious diseases (particularly HIV/AIDS), cancer, social determinants of health or climate change and population health. Applicants with an interest in global health are also welcome. Applicants with research programs that will enhance and build on the departmental strengths in cardiovascular diseases, genomics, and health disparities will also be considered.
UAB pursues the frontiers of education, research, and health care and strives to be one of the most dynamic and productive universities of the 21st century. UAB ranked 15th in NIH research funding among public universities in fiscal year 2016 and has transformed the Birmingham metropolitan area into a nexus of research, medicine, business, and development. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to foster research collaborations across campus and leverage resources available through our University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Centers and core facilities Birmingham has thriving outdoors, arts and cultural scenes (http://birminghamal.org/) and is one of the best places to live, work and play. Our restaurant scene is truly world class, featuring national award winning restaurants and chefs.
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.