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Academic Joint Departments--Open Rank/Open Tenure--Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology--Heersink School of Medicine - F2410P

Company:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Job Location:
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Category:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Type:
Full-Time

School/College: Academic Joint Departments

Assignment Category
Full-Time

Rank: Open Rank

Tenure Status: Open Tenure

Payroll Status: Faculty 12

Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Department of Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology (CDIB) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Heersink School of Medicine (HSOM) is actively seeking exceptional candidates to join our department. Successful candidates will be appointed to an open rank and tenure position commensurate with their qualifications. We are specifically looking for individuals with cutting-edge research programs in cilia-mediated sensory and signaling biology, ciliopathy-related disorders, or cystic kidney diseases utilizing innovative cell, organoid, or in vivo models.

CDIB is a basic science department in the UAB HSOM. In 2020, CDIB was ranked No. 6 in National Institutes of Health among cell biology departments with over $16M in NIH grant awards. CDIB's research takes place in over 40,000 square feet of newly renovated laboratory space. The faculty in CDIB are highly collaborative and direct robust research and training programs in Ciliopathies, Neurobiology & Neurological Diseases, Developmental Biology, Bioengineering & Regenerative Medicine, Cancer Biology, Immunology and Inflammation, Fundamental Cell Biology, Physiology & Biophysics.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. (or equivalent terminal degree). The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of research productivity, secured research support, demonstrated excellence in mentorship and training activities, and a strong commitment to education. As a member of our faculty, you will thrive in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary, and supportive environment, with access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources that foster innovation and discovery, providing abundant opportunities for impactful research.

ABOUT UAB

Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the UAB, a part of the University of Alabama System, is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center with more than $715 million in annual research funding and an economic impact on the state exceeding $12.1 billion a year. UAB is Alabama's largest employer, with some 28,000 employees, and was named Forbes' No. 1 Large Employer in the United States in 2021. UAB enrollment surpassed 21,500 for the fifth consecutive year in fall 2022. The university offers more than 180 degree programs in nine schools and one college. The pillars of UAB's mission include education, research, innovation and economic development, community engagement and patient care. Learn more at www.uab.edu.

TO APPLY

Join us in our mission to advance the understanding of cilia biology and make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals affected by ciliopathy-related disorders. If you are a dedicated researcher with an unwavering passion for discovery, a penchant for mentorship and training, and a desire to contribute to a collaborative and dedicated team, we invite you to apply.

Take the next step in your academic journey and be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking community dedicated to scientific excellence and positive impact.

To apply for this position, please go to: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/21763. To receive full consideration, interested individuals should electronically submit a Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, and a brief 1-2-page research plan.

For more information, contact: Dr. Anita Hjelmeland, Associate Professor and search committee chair, Department of CDIB, hjelmea@uab.edu.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. (or equivalent terminal degree).

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of research productivity, secured research support, demonstrated excellence in mentorship and training activities, and a strong commitment to education.

Open Date: 06/05/2024

Open Until Filled: Yes

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