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Open Rank - Open Tenure Faculty The UAB Neuroscience Center

Company: American Psychological Association
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Open Rank - Open Tenure Faculty

The UAB Neuroscience Center

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Psychiatry is recruiting for Clinical researchers (including brain imaging researchers) in the field of mental illness, such as schizophrenia and psychosis spectrum disorders, mood disorders and suicide, anxiety disorders, and addiction. This recruitment is part of a major strategic initiative in the Neurosciences by the UAB School of Medicine (SOM) to recruit up to 12 new investigators. Recruitment is for tenured, tenuretrack, and nontenureearning faculty at all ranks. Applicants should have MD and/or PhD training and a vigorous clinical research program in the field of mental illness, such as schizophrenia and psychosis spectrum disorders, mood disorders and suicide, anxiety disorders, and addiction.

Named America's #1 Best Large Employer for 2021 by Forbes and driven by an intensely collaborative and entrepreneurial character, UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the State, with a nearly $4 billion budget and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually. UAB is Alabama's largest employer with more than 25,000 employees; it supports more than 64,000 jobs statewide with more than 1,400 full time faculty and almost 8,200 medical and graduate students. The UAB SOM ranks 27th nationally in NIH research funding.

Successful applicants will join one of the strongest neuroscience environments in the country. The UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center (CNC) has more than 450 neuroscience research faculty, clinicians, staff, students & trainees representing 23 UAB departments across 7 UAB schools and spanning a diverse range of neuroscience research areas. Several centers and institutes at UAB focus on the specific areas of interest, including the Civitan International Research Center (CIRC), Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics (CNET), an NIH-funded Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Civitan International Neuroimaging Laboratory, Advanced Imaging Facility, and Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute. UAB is one of 42 institutions with an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award, which supports translational research and creates a supportive environment that promotes junior investigators.

Interested candidates please visit: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/8924

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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Keywords: American Psychological Association, Birmingham , Open Rank - Open Tenure Faculty The UAB Neuroscience Center, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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