At the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), we know that our postdoctoral scholars are vital to the future of our research, and we are just as committed to finding the best trainees to fit our training grants as you are to finding the best institution for you. From the strong benefits package to the ground breaking research happening across campus, UAB is an ideal institution for Postdoctoral training.  Because of its commitment to the success of postdoctoral fellows, UAB ranks consistently as one of the top locations among US universities for training postdoctoral scholars. We invite you to explore our Postdoc jobs, benfit packages, and our many NIH funded training programs below. Then discover more about UAB and Birmingham.
Why UAB?

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UAB is one of only 51 universities recognized nationally by the Carnegie Foundation for both “very high research activity” and “community engagement.” The university also ranks among the top 20 public universities in research funding and was ranked 20th in NIH funding in 2018.

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UAB is an urban campus located in downtown Birmingham. The campus attracts faculty and trainees from around the world, creating a diverse community of people that influence the food, culture, music, art, and personality of the city. Birmingham is known for its restaurants, with several James Beard-nominated and award-winning chefs, and is now home to Food & Wine magazine. The city’s growing downtown is also attracting leaders in innovation through new programs such as the Innovation Depot, an incubator for technology and entrepreneurs.

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