Assistant Professor - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Updated: 2 days ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Application Types Accepted
Candidate Profile  
Requisition Number
172095  
Job Category
Faculty/Staff Physicians  
Job Title
Assistant Professor - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  
Status
Full-Time  
# Hours Per Week
 
Shift/Work Schedule
 
School/Unit
McGovern Medical School  
Department
Biochemistry & Molecular Biolo  
Job Location
Houston, TX  
Job Summary
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. The position is open to creative scientists who will develop an active research program in the area of cryo-EM. Furthermore, the applicants will have interests that will complement existing areas of research excellence in the department, including but is not limited to calcium and metabolic signaling, membrane biology, structural biology, and translational research. Further information about research activities in the Department can be found at https://med.uth.edu/bmb/.  
Additional Summary Specific to Job
The Department offers a highly collegial and interactive research environment with robust graduate programs
for training Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. students, as well as Centers in Structural and Membrane Biology and Pulmonary Research. The McGovern Medical School is located in the Texas Medical Center, the largest complex of biomedical and health-related institutions in the world. Successful applicants will have unparalleled opportunities to interact with basic, clinical, and translational researchers at adjacent institutions including Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
The position is open to creative scientists who will develop an active research program in the area of cryo-EM.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., with postdoctoral experience and a track record of innovative
research and scientific excellence.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., with postdoctoral experience and a track record of innovative
research and scientific excellence. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an active research
program that attracts national extramural funding and generates research of significant impact. Opportunities to
contribute to both graduate and medical education are available.
Applicants should prepare a single PDF file that includes a cover letter, CV, two-page summary of research
accomplishments and plans, and names/contact information of at least three individuals who agree to write a supporting letter. All applicants must apply through the UTHealth's career webpage at https://jobs.uth.tmc.edu.
 
Organizational Requirements
UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy.
EOE/M/F/Disable/Vet.
 
Departmental Requirements/Preferences
 
Salary Range
Commensurate with experience  
This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students.
No  
This position works with minors under the age of 18 years.
No  
This position will be working in a laboratory or clinic
Yes  
This position will use radiation sources
Yes  
Pre Employment Conditions
 
Open to current UTHSC-H employees only?
No  
Job Classification
regular  
FLSA Status
 
Does this position accept online applications?
Yes  
This is a grant funded position
No  
Benefits Eligible
Yes  
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