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UT Health Assistant Professor - Medical Genetics, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor - Medical Genetics, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2000026B

The Department of Internal Medicine and the John Ritter Research Program in Aortic and Vascular Diseases in the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are especially interested in applicants with a successful cross-disciplinary research program that integrates genetics and in vitro molecular approaches with in vivo models. The selected candidate will join a highly interactive, multi-disciplinary group with research interests ranging from the genetics and molecular basis of vascular disease, and molecular pharmacology to stem cells, whole animal physiology and pathology.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities include the development of an extramurally funded, internationally recognized research program and active participation in medical and/or graduate education.


Applicants should have earned a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD, and have completed postdoctoral training,

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Please submit a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, and description of future research plans. At least three reference letters should be sent separately (email is preferred) to:

HVRC Faculty Search Committee c/o Ms. Yvonne Arceneaux, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 6.100, Houston, TX 77030 or via email toYvonne.Arceneaux@uth.tmc.edu

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