School of Health Professions - Assistant/Associate Professor - Biotechnology-Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: 19714
Position Number: 00401, 00901
School/College: School of Health Professions
The Biotechnology program in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (CDS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Health Professions is accepting applications for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor. Fringe benefits, retirement plan, healthcare benefits, and generous paid time off.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a Tier 1 research university home to one of the region's largest academic medical centers with more than 22,000 enrolled student population that ranks in the top ten nationally for diversity. With an annual economic impact exceeding $7 billion, UAB is Alabama's largest public employer operated by 23,000 faculty and staff across its academic and clinical entities. UAB has also been named America's No. 1 Best Large Employer by Forbes, out of more than 500 public and private corporations, hospitals, universities and Fortune 500 companies.
UAB has outstanding core facilities in molecular sciences (EM, MS, X-Ray, and more), engineering, nanosciences, preclinical and clinical imaging, informatics, and translational and clinical research. Selected candidates will have access to the Central Alabama High Field NMR Facility in the Department of Chemistry, the UAB Cyclotron Facility in the School of Medicine which produces radiopharmaceuticals and radioisotopes for medical imaging and other studies, and state-of-the-art small animal PET/CT imaging facility for translational research.
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.
Department: Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Candidates for consideration must have a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology or a closely related discipline, postdoctoral or equivalent experience, and a commitment to teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and assisting Ph.D. students on their projects.
Preferred qualifications include demonstrated teaching and research expertise in molecular biology and project management.
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In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.