Nominations and applications are invited for full-time, twelve-month faculty positions. The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), School of Health Professions, Department of Nutrition Sciences is seeking doctorally-prepared scientists with track records in studying the relationships among obesity, nutrition, and cancer. Appointments at the rank of Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor are being considered, with rank and tenure status based on qualifications. Candidates must have an MD, DrPH, or PhD. Successful senior candidates will be expected to demonstrate a track record of a sustained program of research in this area, including mentoring of junior faculty and trainees.
Recruited faculty will play an active role in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Department of Nutrition Sciences (www.uab.edu/nutrition) has more than 21 full-time faculty members and more than 90 staff, students, and postdoctoral fellows involved in basic, animal, physiologic, clinical and community-based research, service, and teaching. The department has a robust portfolio of extramural research funding and is one of only a select number of institutions to host both a Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) and a Diabetes Research Center (DRC). The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center (www.ccc.uab.edu) is one of the original NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is comprised of 6 major research programs and 12 shared facilities. UAB is a flourishing urban university and medical center with NIH funding of approximately $300 million.
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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.