Associate Dean for Research

University of Alabama at Birmingham in Alabama

Date Posted August 1, 2017

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry invites applications for an Associate Dean for Research, a full-time, research-intensive, senior-level, tenure-track faculty position. UAB is a research-intensive university institution with over $361 million in research funding in 2016. The School of Dentistry has ranked first nationally in NIH/NIDCR funding for each of the past five years. The successful candidate will: develop and lead a major research program within the School of Dentistry; engage the substantial expertise throughout the UAB campus and take a leadership role within it; provide leadership and management of the school’s research enterprise, which includes research strategic planning, assisting with recruitment and retention of research faculty and staff, mentoring and advising, review and approval of research proposals and oversee compliance with university research policies and procedures, while continuing an individual successful research enterprise as an example for fellow faculty. Applicants should possess a DDS/DMD/MD and/or PhD or equivalent with a history of leadership, research funding, and productivity in the broadly defined area of oral health research. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at

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.


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