Mentor: Dr. Hui Xu, Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, VH566B, 1670 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35294. Email: xuhui@uab.edu.

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Hui Xu. Our studies will examine mechanisms for ultraviolet radiation induced immune suppression and skin cancers. The focus will be on T cells, dendritic cells and macrophages.

Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. and/or M.D., or equivalent. Priority will be given to qualified candidates with experience in immunology, cellular and molecular biology, tumor biology and animal research. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive and commensurate with research experience.

If interested, please send a letter describing your research experience/interest/ career goals, CV, and contact information for three references electronically to huixu@uabmc.edu.

About the University:

UAB pursues the frontiers of education, research and health care and strives to be one of the most dynamic and productive universities of the 21st century. Our strategic plan, Forging the Future, is our roadmap for the next five years of growth. It outlines goals that share three themes: increasing access to our world-class educational programs, patient care, and research; enhancing the alignment of people and programs to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of 21st-century curricula, scientific investigation, and creative scholarship; and investing in grand ideas to tackle major problems facing society.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham 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.

For more information on Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at UAB, visit the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or call (205) 934-8762. Or contact the office at 701 20th Street South, AB 336, Birmingham, AL 35294-0103.

About our Postdoc office:

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. Here at UAB, nearly 300 postdoctoral fellows are training currently in a variety of disciplines, including dentistry, engineering, health professions, medicine, natural sciences and mathematics, public health, optometry, and social and behavioral sciences. Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB, and teaching opportunities at local universities. There is also a Postdoc Research Day with monetary awards. The OPE strongly encourages UAB research mentors to follow the National Research Service Award stipend level guidelines, and postdoctoral scholars qualify for health, life, and other insurances. They may also have the right to participate in the university’s 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.