Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - Medical Genetics, McGovern Medical School
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190000RL
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 open rank tenure-track faculty position. Candidates should have earned a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD with significant expertise in genetic epidemiology, preferably in the areas of gene discovery, genomics, epigenetics, gene-environment interactions, and genetic risk assessment. Experience with biomarkers, genomic/genetic data, patient health records and population-based research data is desirable. The selected candidate will join a highly interactive, multi-disciplinary group with research interests ranging from next generation sequencing and molecular analysis of vascular disease, to whole animal physiology and pathology.
Appointments will be at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, based on qualifications and experience.
McGovern Medical School is a part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and is located within the Texas Medical Center, which also includes Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. A start-up package, competitive salary, and generous benefits will be provided.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Responsibilities include oversight and analysis of established cohorts, 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 possess significant training and expertise in genetic epidemiology, preferably in the areas of gene discovery, genomics, epigenetics, gene-environment interactions, and genetic risk assessment. Experience with biomarkers, genomic/genetic data, patient health records and population-based research data is desired.
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 to Yvonne.Arceneaux@uth.tmc.edu
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