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Neurosurgery Faculty

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

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The Department of Neurosurgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an investigator holding MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degrees to join our team. Applicants will be considered for a tenured, tenure-track or non-tenure earning position at the rank of instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, or professor commensurate with clinical, research, teaching expertise, and scholarly accomplishments. This individual will collaborate with human neuroscience and neuroengineering research labs across Neurosurgery and Neurology. These labs collectively study the motor and cognitive aspects of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor, as well as investigate translational advances to treatments for these disorders. 

The successful applicant will join a productive and collaborative interdisciplinary research team consisting of investigators in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology at UAB. We will provide ample opportunity for developing independent work with state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, and analytical methods. Ideally these positions will be filled by candidates devoting their full effort towards research, with no clinical duties. Fractional effort towards clinical duties is possible if it meshes with the plans of candidates seeking the tenured and tenure-track positions.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States, and in the top 10 worldwide, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 Young University Rankings.

UAB Medicine is the third largest public academic medical center in the country, with more than 1,900 beds and almost 18,000 employees. UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System and is the teaching hospital for the UAB School of Medicine. Situated among major research centers and clinics, UAB Hospital provides patients with a complete range of primary and specialty care services, as well as the most up-to-date treatments and innovations in health care. In addition to UAB Hospital, UAB Medicine includes The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, as well as several primary and specialty care clinics, a dozen member and affiliate hospitals within Alabama, more than 10 cancer associates in the Southeast, and the Viva Health HMO.

Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an “All American City”, one of the top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live, raise a family, and practice medicine.

In tandem with our institution’s strong diversity efforts, UAB highly encourages candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply.

For additional information about our department, please visit our website at

Interested candidates should apply here: by submitting an online application to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Evaluation of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

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