The Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), in collaboration with the NCI-designated O'Neill Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, is rapidly expanding its basic and translational research programs. We therefore invite applications for tenured or tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level (PhD, MD, MD/PhD) depending on experience, research and scholarly accomplishments. We are seeking applicants with expertise in cancer biology and therapeutics, with specific areas of interest including research in hematological malignancies, hematopoiesis, transplantation, and clonal hematopoiesis, cancer metabolism, tumor immunology and the tumor microenvironment. These programs will complement and interact with our outstanding clinical Hematology-Oncology programs. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of originality and productivity in research and scholarly activity, existing or outstanding potential for consistent extramural funding, and an interest in graduate and medical education. The Division is rapidly expanding its clinical and translational research and educational activities with support from the Department, School, and Cancer Center. The NCI-funded O'Neill Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment centers. UAB is a dynamic, collaborative research institution with state of the art facilities, excellent graduate programs, and a commitment to post-doctoral education. Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama's largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually on the state.
Applicants are requested to upload a brief cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interests (maximum of two pages), and the names of three professional references. Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Applicants must have an MD, PhD or an equivalent degree.
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.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Applicants must have an MD, PhD or an equivalent degree.
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Internal Number: 4982
About University of Alabama Birmingham
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.