Careers in Microbiology

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

Faculty Position


The Microbiology Department at UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking new faculty at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level in virology. The appointee will be expected to develop a front-rank, competitive, and independent research program on a medically relevant pathogen(s).

The appointee will also contribute to the teaching of medical and graduate students. An attractive start-up package – including a competitive salary and generous laboratory space in a new building – is available to conduct research in a dynamic environment.

Candidates will also be considered for UT Southwestern’s $1.2 million Endowed Scholars Program.

Requirements include:

  • A Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree 
  • At least three to four years of postdoctoral experience
  • An exceptional publication record

Candidates should send a cover letter, CV, contact information for three letters of recommendation, and a brief summary of future research. 

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