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Job ID: 177532

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Date Posted Jan. 27, 2022
Title Assistant/Associate/Full-Professor-Epidemiology
University University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, United States
Department Department of Epidemiology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology


The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health is inviting applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor (12-month appointments with rank and tenure status commensurate with qualifications). 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 with a priority for those who have or can develop research programs in high-priority funding areas, including but not limited to aging (e.g., brain health, physical functioning), social determinants of health, infectious diseases (e.g., HIV/AIDS), and other chronic disease and disability outcomes (e.g., multimorbidity, musculoskeletal conditions, cancer). Applicants with research programs that will enhance and build on the departmental strengths in cardiovascular diseases, genomics/epigenomics, 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. In 2021, Forbes named UAB as America’s #1 Best Large Employer and #4 Best Employer for Diversity. UAB ranked 12th in NIH research funding among public universities in 2020 with more than $325 million in funding, 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 ( 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.

To apply, please submit: 1) a curriculum vitae, and 2) a cover letter describing your interest in the position online at Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
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.

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