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Preventive Medicine Clinical-Investigator/Community-based Resear

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Position title: Preventive Medicine Clinical-Investigator/Community-based Researcher
Location: Birmingham, AL
Recruiter name: Jay Torio

Heading: Preventive Medicine Clinical-Investigator/Community-based Researchers – The
University of Alabama at Birmingham Join an Internationally-Renowned Division Leadership
Positions Are Available for Qualified Candidates Live and Work in a Highly Ranked Southern

The University of Alabama (UAB) Heersink School of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine,
is seeking Preventive Medicine Clinical-Investigator-Community-based Researchers for a major
strategic portfolio increase for efforts in community-based research. Successful applicants will
join one of the country’s strongest and most diverse divisions, which contributes to medicine
and public health through research and dissemination of knowledge, leading to improved health

-All applications will be considered, with priority given to those with expertise in
community-engaged research and related methods
-The application of community-engaged research to the prevention and treatment of
cancer and other chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, obesity, and other cardiometabolic
diseases) is highly desirable
-Community-engaged research to address health disparities and health equity is highly
-Ideal candidates will have a successful track record of research productivity or significant
promise for such productivity as demonstrated by extramural grant funding and scholarly

Opportunity Highlights
-Leadership positions are available for qualified candidates
-Join an internationally-renowned Division with 23 faculty members, organized into 4
sections: Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Obesity, Cancer Prevention and
Control, and Substance Use, Abuse, and Misuse
-The development and training of new investigators are central to its mission
-Work for a Division of Preventive Medicine that’s played a critical role in the many
groundbreaking trials contributing to the knowledge of medical and health systems,
behavioral aspects of disease, epidemiology, prevention, control, and disease outcomes
-Particular concern with health disparities and a desire to promote women’s health guide
many Division activities
-UAB was ranked as Forbes’ Best Large Employer in the US for 2021
-Forbes lists UAB Best Employer for Diversity
-UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the State, with a nearly $4 billion budget
and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually
-Heersink SOM ranks nationally in NIH research funding and in the top 8 for all public
-Three departments within the Heersink SOM are ranked in the top 10 for NIH funding in

Community Highlights Live and Work in Birmingham, Alabama
Bursting with Southern charm and hospitality, Birmingham is a diverse city rich in culture with a
small-town feel and a close-knit community that will let you feel at home as soon as you arrive.
The city and surrounding region have something for everyone, with various events throughout
the year and tremendous opportunities for families and individuals alike.

-US News ranks Birmingham as a Best Place to Live in the nation
-Benefit from affordable housing options in charming neighborhoods and a cost of living
nearly 26% lower than the national average
-Experience four distinct seasons, allowing for various outdoor recreation and top-notch
shops and restaurants throughout the city
-Enjoy convenient access to the mountains, the Gulf Coast, and other large metropolitan
areas such as Atlanta and Nashville, as well as many Birmingham amenities including
an international airport, live entertainment, arts offerings, and professional sporting
-Seven Birmingham restaurants and chefs have received the prestigious James Beard

For confidential inquiries and applications, please send CV and a cover letter/research
statement to Jay Torio, Regional Vice President-Academic Recruitment at
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