Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Jan 15, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks highly-qualified applicants applications for a position of Assistant Professor, non-tenure earning. This is a faculty level position focusing, almost exclusively, on the research mission of UAB.  All candidates are expected to be highly motivated, with excellent communication and writing skills and to be able to perform independent research utilizing models of cancer, and in the role of the microbiome in cancer. The successful applicant will join a vibrant, cohesive, and diverse research environment and will benefit from an established career mentoring program. The Department also plays a leadership role in a number of cutting-edge core facilities (e.g., High Resolution Imaging Facility, Core Muscle Research Laboratory) and interdisciplinary research centers (e.g., UAB Center for Exercise Medicine, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center) that facilitate research acceleration and mentoring for faculty and trainees.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. (or similar doctorate degree) and have a demonstrated record of scholarly activity with preference given to candidates utilizing state-of-the-art approaches that complement existing expertise within the department.  In addition, all candidates must have at least five years of experience working with mouse models of cancer and should have experience in microbiology, flow cytometry, and signal transduction. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their past research activities, curriculum vitae, and the name and contact information of three references to UAB PeopleAdmin:


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.