Appointment Protection

The initial letter of offer specifies that the term of appointment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a postdoctoral scholar is for one year, subject to all rules and regulations, and can be renewed up to three more years (Four (4) years total). Postdoctoral scholars must be notified by their mentors in writing at least three months in advance that their appointment will not be renewed for the next year. Under special circumstances, postdoctoral scholars may be eligible for a fifth year of training, with the approval of the Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Education.

If the mentor does not intend to re-appoint the postdoc for another year, the mentor must notify the postdoc in writing three months prior to the re-appointment date. Following the first year of appointment and in subsequent years, if it is apparent that funding will no longer be available or for any other reason, a minimum of three months notice prior to termination must be given to the postdoc in writing by the mentor. The 3 month notice would start from a mutually agreed upon date.

UAB News

  • The exhibitions “Symbols, Schemes, and Procedures: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection,” “Comic Book Diplomacy” and “Quantum Harmonic Oscillator” will open Oct. 10.“Comic Book Diplomacy,” an exhibition by artist Christopher SaucedoThree new exhibitions will open in October at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts. An opening reception is planned for all three exhibitions from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at the AEIVA, 1221 10th Ave. South. The exhibitions will...

  • “Clybourne Park” explores race relations and gentrification in surprising and wickedly funny ways, with the changing face of a Chicago neighborhood as backdrop.Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play “Clybourne Park” will open the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre’s 2014-2015 season, with performances Oct. 15-19. The changing face of Chicago’s Clybourne Park is the backdrop for this play, which cleverly incorporates elements of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun.” It takes place in...