Positions Available – Basic Science
The Department of Pharmacology at UT Southwestern Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in strong candidates who wish to apply molecular mechanisms of biological processes, both in vitro and in vivo, to study various diseases, including cancer, obesity and diabetes, and parasitism. UT Southwestern provides a highly collaborative research community with unparalleled access to state-of-the-art research cores in cellular imaging, high-throughput screening, animal husbandry and metabolic phenotyping, X-ray crystallography and NMR spectroscopy, and protein and small molecule mass spectrometry.
Competitive applicants must have a relevant Ph.D. or M.D. degree, postdoctoral training, and show evidence of firm commitment to an independent research career. Outstanding candidates will be eligible for a position in the Endowed Scholar program or as a Cancer Preventive Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Scholar in Cancer Research.
Please submit a curriculum vitae, a concise description of research plans (three-page limit), and three letters of reference by October 31, 2012, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attention: Meg Phillips, Chair, Pharmacology Faculty Search Committee, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390-8816.
The Department of Pharmacology at UT Southwestern Medical Center invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor in molecular parasitology, with a research emphasis on protozoal pathogens. We particularly encourage applications from those with backgrounds in studying the biology of the malaria, trypanosome (African and South American), leishmania, and giardia parasites. The department is strongly research-oriented with major programs in Cell Signaling, Nuclear receptor signaling, Cell Cycle Regulation, Nuclear and Vesicular Trafficking, Cancer Biology, Chemical Biology, and Parasite Biology. Parasite Biology is a growing interest within the department, and faculty within the department have established programs working on both protozoal and worm pathogens. Scientists within the department participate in a vibrant, interdepartmental, and highly collaborative research community within the university and enjoy unparalleled access to state-of-the-art research cores in cellular imaging, protein chemistry, high-throughput screening, animal husbandry and metabolic phenotyping, X-ray crystallography, and NMR spectroscopy.
Competitive applicants must have a relevant Ph.D. or M.D. degree, postdoctoral training, and show evidence of firm commitment to an independent research career. Outstanding candidates will be eligible for a position in the Endowed Scholar program.
Please submit a curriculum vitae, a concise description of research plans (three-page limit), and three letters of reference by October 31, 2012, to email@example.com. Attention: Meg Phillips, Chair, Pharmacology Faculty Search Committee, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75390-8816.
The Department of Cell Biology at UT Texas Southwestern Medical Center seeks to appoint exceptional scientists who are experts in the fields of organelle cell biology, live cell imaging, cryoEM, or electron tomography to the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track). Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. and be doing cutting edge research at the interface between cell and molecular biology in such areas as: organization of macromolecular complexes, molecular interactions in living cells, spatial organization of signal transduction and cellular basis of tissue organization. The excellence of the individual candidate will take precedence over the area of special interest. The successful candidate will join an internationally recognized Cell Biology faculty at a top rated medical institution and receive both a competitive salary and an exceptional start-up package. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should email their curriculum vitae, the names of three references, and a brief description of their research goals to the attention of Sandra L. Schmid, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences
The Cecil H. and Ida Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences and the Division of Basic Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center invite applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in signaling, gene regulation, and genome function, especially in the areas of chromatin and transcription, epigenetics, nuclear endpoints of cellular signaling pathways, nuclear receptors, RNA biology, genome organization and evolution, and DNA replication and repair. We are interested in a wide variety of model systems and experimental approaches, including biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, animal models, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, and computational biology. The Green Center’s research programs focus on, but are not limited to, female reproductive biology in a broad sense, including: oocyte maturation, fertilization, development, pregnancy, parturition, stem cells, endocrinology, and oncology, as well as relevant aspects of metabolism, inflammation, immunity, and neurobiology.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. or equivalent in a relevant field of study, postdoctoral or comparable experience, and a demonstrated record of research excellence. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, and the names of three references as pdf files to W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D., at email@example.com.
The Green Center is an endowed basic science research center at UT Southwestern, which promotes and supports cutting-edge, integrative, and collaborative basic research in female reproduction and related areas of biology, as well as strong connections between basic and clinical research. This recruitment is part of a major university- and department-supported renovation and rejuvenation of the Green Center (upwards of $12 million dollars when completed and fully staffed). Successful candidates, who will be housed in a newly renovated state-of-the-art research facility, are expected to establish scientifically rigorous and externally funded research programs and participate in center, department, and university teaching and training programs.
Green Center for Systems Biology
The Green Center for Systems Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in the broadly defined area of Systems Biology. We are particularly interested in applicants taking quantitative experimental and/or theoretical approaches for studying the structure, dynamics, and evolution of biological systems. Applicants with backgrounds in computer sciences, mathematics, physics, and the engineering sciences with a deep commitment to understanding basic biological processes are encouraged to apply. UT Southwestern has a highly collaborative and exciting research community, and can provide unparalleled access to state-of-the-art technical cores within the University in areas including X-ray crystallography, macromolecular NMR, in vivo imaging, and protein chemistry.
Competitive applicants must have a relevant Ph.D. or M.D. degree, postdoctoral training, and show evidence of scientific excellence and a firm commitment to an independent research career. Outstanding candidates will be eligible for a position in the Endowed Scholar Program.
Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a concise description of research plans (3 page limit) and three letters of reference by October 31, 2012 to Rama Ranganathan, Ph.D., Director, Green Center for Systems Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75390-8597.
The Department of Immunology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking highly qualified faculty members (tenure-track level) with research interests in the area of Immunology. Researchers in all areas of Immunology are encouraged to apply; however, particular consideration will be given to scientists with research interests in immunologic responses to infectious disease. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s), at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience, and an exceptional publication record. The appointees will be expected to develop a competitive, independent research program in his/her chosen field. The appointment includes competitive salary, new laboratory space in an attractive and dynamic research environment, and an attractive start-up package.
Applicants should submit a current CV, 2-page summary of proposed research programs and interests, and the names of 3 references to: Edward Wakeland, Ph.D., Director - Department of Immunology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9093. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Department of Microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking new faculty in molecular virology at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level. This will be a "rolling" search that continues until all positions are filled. Faculty will be expected to develop front-rank, competitive, independent research programs that focus on one or more aspects of the viral life cycle (host-pathogen interactions, viral pathogenesis, disruption of viral replication, command of host cell processes, viral immunology, etc.) that will complement existing strengths in HCV, poliovirus, West Nile virus, HIV/SIV, KSHV, and viral oncogenesis. Research on any virus of medical relevance or that may be a potential biothreat is of interest. The candidate also is expected to contribute to the teaching of medical and graduate students. Attractive start-up packages, including a competitive salary and new laboratory space, are available to conduct research in an expanding, dynamic environment. For exceptional candidates, an Endowed Scholars Program offers start-up funds of $700,000 (plus $300,000 towards salary support) over a four-year period. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with at least three years of postdoctoral experience and an exceptional publication record.
Candidates please forward a c.v., three letters of recommendation, two or three representative publications, and a brief summary of future research to Michael V. Norgard, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Microbiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5000 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9048 (email@example.com).
The Department of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center invites applications for Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty positions. We are seeking individuals with innovative research programs in the areas of stem cell biology, cell signaling, development and gene regulation. Successful applicants should be capable of establishing a vigorous independent research program and teaching in one of several active graduate programs. Attractive start-up packages through the Endowed Scholars Program, state-of-the-art core facilities, and new laboratory space are available.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae containing a summary of past research accomplishments, a statement of future objectives, and names of three references to: Eric N. Olson, Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Molecular Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390-9148.
The Department of Neuroscience at UT Southwestern Medical Center, under the leadership of Joseph Takahashi, Ph.D., invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a tenure-track Faculty position in the broadly defined areas of neurogenetics, electrophysiology and imaging. We seek outstanding scientists addressing molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying behavior, neural circuits and related neurological disorders. Our emphasis is on individuals using forward genetic approaches to understand the nervous system and behavior. Individuals using advanced functional approaches to study neural circuits are also particularly encouraged to apply. Scientists within the Department of Neuroscience participate in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, and highly collaborative research community within the university, and enjoy access to state-of-art research cores in imaging, mouse MRI imaging, metabolic phenotyping, behavioral phenotyping, protein chemistry, structural biology, genomics, genetics and transgenic technology.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research accomplishments and future plans. Applicants should arrange to have 3-5 letters of recommendation sent to the search committee. Please email application materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Neuroscience Search Committee, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9111.
The Department of Physiology invites outstanding scientists with Ph.D., or M.D., or equivalent degrees to apply for tenure-track assistant professor positions. Candidates who use innovative optical, mechanical, electrical, molecular biological or computational methods with important applications to physiological systems, ranging from individual genes and proteins to cells and organs are encouraged to apply. However, the scientific excellence of the candidates is more important than the specific area of research.These positions are part of the continuing growth of the Department at one of the country's leading academic medical centers and will be supported by significant laboratory space on our new campus, competitive salaries, and exceptional start-up packages. UT Southwestern Medical Center is the scientific home to five Nobel Prize laureates, 19 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 18 members of the Institute of Medicine. UT Southwestern conducts more than 3,500 research projects annually totaling more than $400 million.
Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: James T. Stull, Ph.D., Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390-9040.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.