Postdoctoral fellows are hired by individual investigators. UAB has a very active Office of Postdoctoral Education that maintains a listing of current openings and organizes many career development programs for postdoctoral fellows. UAB consistently ranks highly in The Scientist poll of “Best Places to Work for Postdocs.” In 2013 we were ranked eighth in the nation.
Our postdocs have gone on to serve in a variety of positions including
- directors of research and development for biotechnology companies.
- professors and principle investigators at universities and
- research scientists in government agencies.