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It is an exciting time to be a scientist at UAB and in the Department of Microbiology. The university is undergoing a period of expansion and the department is also growing and actively recruiting new faculty members interested in infectious disease and the interface between the host and the pathogen. With our existing cadre of investigators and the new faculty who join us, we plan to capitalize on the department’s strong foundation and heritage to build a scientifically rich environment that will allow us to meet our twin missions of carrying out cutting-edge, fundamental basic and translational research to improve human health and educating the next generation of scientists who will lead the fight against infectious and immune-mediated diseases.

  • The University utilizes a completely online hiring system (Brassring) to manage budgeted or non-temporary staff positions. It is recommended that you review the Quick Guide before utilizing the application system.

    Click here to be directed to the University Employment Website so that you can view and apply for position openings. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

  • UAB Microbiology is a national leader in NIH research funding and offers a uniquely interactive research environment. We will be expanding in immunology and virology research programs in the future.

  • Please contact mentors listed below to discuss current postdoctoral positions available in their labs.

    Hui Hu, Ph.D., Professor
    BBRB 859, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-2170
    (205) 996-1820

    John F. Kearney, Ph.D., Professor
    SHEL 401, 1825 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35294-3300
    (205) 934-6557

    Allan J. Zajac, Ph.D., Associate Professor
    BBRB 446/Box 23, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-2170
    (205) 975-5644

    Sunnie Thompson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    BBRB 466/Box 21, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-2170
    (205) 996-7101

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.