Mentor:  Dr. Yogesh Dwivedi, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SC711 Sparks Center, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-0017. Email: ydwivedi@uab.edu

Post-Doctoral Position in Molecular Neurobiology of Mood Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral research fellows with a strong background in advanced molecular biology techniques and bioinformatics with an interest in mood disorders research. The research focuses on signal transduction systems and non-coding RNAs using animal model system, human postmortem brain, and peripheral tissues. Candidates with a recent Ph.D. degree and experience in the above mentioned disciplines should apply with a CV, statement of research interest, and a list of three references to:

Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D.
Elesabeth Ridgely Shook Endowed Chair in Psychiatry
Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Translational Research
UAB Mood Disorders Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
SC711 Sparks Center
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0017
Email: ydwivedi@uab.edu

Salary is commensurate with National Institute of Health guidelines for Postdoctoral researchers.

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. 

Postdoc Awards and Benefits 

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 also have the right to participate in the university’s 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.