Careers

Open positions are listed below, or visit UT Southwestern Careers for other career opportunities on campus.

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center invites applications from candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should be engaged in innovative research within biochemistry, molecular biology, or at the interface between chemistry and biology. UT Southwestern maintains state-of-the-art facilities and employs a faculty that includes five Nobel Laureates and twenty-two members of the National Academy of Sciences. The Biochemistry Department offers a vibrant environment for research, generous start-up support, and participation in graduate-level teaching.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a concise description of research plans, and three letters of reference by December 1, 2016 through the AcademicJobsOnline.org website at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8054.

Any correspondence can be addressed to Dr. Margaret Phillips, Chair, Department of Biochemistry. biochem.search@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Instructor (Nontenured Research)

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Biochemistry seeks a bioinformatics expert, with significant experience of proteomics data analysis and software development, to work in the Proteomics Core at UT Southwestern. The successful candidate will develop and maintain cutting-edge platforms for proteomics data analysis, oversee analysis of data generated in the core, and work closely with the laboratory and collaborators. The candidate must be able to carry out research into complex computational proteomics problems and contribute to funding applications. The core and laboratory benefit from significant funding, resulting in a well-equipped mass-spectrometry facility. As well as locally hosted computing facilities, the core has access to Top 500 supercomputing clusters at the University of Texas, Austin. UT Southwestern has established a Department of Bioinformatics, promoting computational research and collaboration on campus.

Experience and Education

Ph.D. in computer science, bioinformatics, or related field is required. Candidates with a biological background must have significant computational experience. Three years postdoctoral experience is desired. A strong publication record is required.

Essential Skills

  • Familiar with common proteomics software (Mascot, MaxQuant, Proteome Discoverer).
  • Thorough understanding of identification and quantitation methods in proteomics.
  • Significant programming experience (Perl and Java preferred).
  • Web application and database development (MySQL essential).
  • Linux and Windows system administration.

Desired Skills

  • Proteomics software – ISB Trans-Proteomic Pipeline, Skyline.
  • Computing – Amazon Web Services cloud, HPC software development.
  • Statistics – experimental design, analysis of large quantitative datasets, proficient in R.

The Biochemistry Department offers a vibrant environment for research, generous start-up support, and participation in graduate-level teaching.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a concise description of research plans, and three letters of reference by end of May 2016 to the attention of Hamid Mirzaei, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry. hamid.mirzaei@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Research Tech and Research Assistant

Research Assistant I – Job ID 523240
Research Assistant II – Job ID 523242
Research Technician I – Job ID 523234
Research Assistant I – Job ID 523692

UT Southwestern is an Equal Opportunity Institution.