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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. 

Our postdocs have gone on to serve in a variety of positions in fields such as biotechnology, higher education, and government agencies. UAB's strong commitment to the next generation of scientists provides an environment to postdocs that allows a meaningful experience and a path to success in their chosen careers. UAB is known for providing top tier postdoc experiences and has a proven track record of being where professionals in the research field come from. UAB ranks consistently as one of the top locations among US universities for training postdoctoral scholars. Postdocs are such an integral part of this department and the impact that they have on research is certainly appreciated at UAB.