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.

UAB News

  • The lute songs of John Dowland are famous, but the texts are rarely understood. This multimedia lecture recital will explore the intrigue surrounding the songs.David WalkerGuest lutenist David Walker will join soprano Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, DMA, in a faculty recital featuring the lute songs of John Dowland on Monday, Sept. 15. Hurst-Wajszczuk is associate professor of voice and opera in the University of Alabama at BirminghamDepartment of Music. She is especially interested in early music, and in...

  • Kristi L. Stringer will study the interrelated stigmas around HIV infection and substance abuse.Kristi L. Stringer, a doctoral candidate in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Sociology, has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship grant through the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized research training while conducting their dissertation research. Stringer, who completed her master’s degree in sociology at UAB...