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Faculty Positions

The McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development is accepting applications for the following faculty positions:

Assistant Professor in Human Genetics

The Center for Human Genetics (Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development) at UT Southwestern Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor. We are seeking individuals with innovative experimental research programs in human molecular genetics. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a vigorous independent research program and to teach students at the graduate level. 

The individual should hold a graduate degree (M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D.) and have completed a postdoctoral fellowship or be a candidate for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. The appointment will include a competitive salary, attractive start-up package, and excellent laboratory space in a dynamic research environment with access to the Center’s state-of-the-art infrastructure for basic and clinical research related to human genetics, including family/patient collection, genetic variation, next-generation sequencing, and bioinformatics cores. The faculty member will be jointly appointed to a basic science or clinical department.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae containing a summary of past accomplishments, a statement of future objectives, and three professional references by email to:

Faculty Search Committee
c/o Susan Hayes, Department Administrator
McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75390-8591

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