Since 1941, the people of Southern Research Institute have contributed to mankind's quality of life through advancements leading to life-saving drugs, safer space exploration, cleaner air and energy production, and enhanced national defense. Southern Research is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization conducting basic and applied research in Alabama, Maryland, and North Carolina in the areas of drug discovery, preclinical drug development, advanced engineering, and environmental protection.
Southern Research is a self-sustaining contract research organization and an incorporated affiliate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). We are brought together because of a shared belief in the power and potential of collaborative research. Southern Research and UAB have long-standing relationships in areas such as materials engineering, high-performance computing, breast cancer research, glial biology, cystic fibrosis research, and gene therapy.
Southern Research focuses every day on life sciences, engineering, environmental, and energy projects that change the world. And, because of increasing demand for new solutions created through research, there has never been a better time to join our team.
The Southern Research team includes highly specialized and trained scientists, engineers, and support staff. This not only creates a mentoring environment for up-and-coming professionals, but provides added value to the clients we serve. Our true value lies in the synergy of the collective education and experience of our employees which allows Southern Research to create opportunities for collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship in alignment with our mission.