Research Faculty

The Department of Anesthesiology invites applications for faculty positions (Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree). These full-time positions include teaching, graduate student training, joint appointment in an appropriate basic science department and clinical care/translational research opportunities, depending on the candidates' background. Clinical expertise, if relevant, should be centered around deep tissue pain. A strong interest in visceral sensory processing with experience in both electrophysiological and behavioral models is preferred. Academic rank and tenure status will be determined by experience and accomplishments. Salary and benefits are highly competitive, with a start-up package for salary, personnel and equipment. Lab, core facility and animal care space are all located in a new 5 story research building housing investigators studying cardiovascular, pulmonary and CNA pathobiology, mechanism of inflammatory injury, free radical biology, sensory neurobiology and gene therapy. The successful candidates will have a strong interest in cell and molecular biology, cell signaling mechanisms, and/or translational research interests in these areas. The UAB School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine rank among the top 20 in NIH funding. State-of-the-art facilities for microscopy, mass spectrometry, lipidomics and proteomics, gene expression profiling, macromolecular crystallography, physical biochemistry, genetic models of disease and a supportive translational research environment are some of the benefits enjoyed by faculty researchers. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, contact information for three references and comprehensive curriculum vitae that outlines research interests to: Keith A. Jones, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 920 Jefferson Towers, 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35249-6810. (Email: 

Pain Treatment       
The Department of Anesthesiology invites applications for a research faculty position (Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D.) in the Division of Pain Treatment. Academic rank, tenure status and salary commensurate with experience. The department is especially interested in applicants with a history of published research related to pain mechanisms and/or interventions. Please contact Timothy J. Ness, M.D./Ph.D., Director of Pain Research, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 South 19th Street, JT 862a, Birmingham, Alabama 35249-6810. (Email: