UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics - McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics - McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1800003C


Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas McGovern

Medical School in Houston seeks outstanding applicants for tenure track

positions at any level. The department will build on existing strengths in

eukaryotic microbiology by recruiting an investigator whose research focuses on

the genetics, genomics, molecular biology, and/or virulence mechanisms of

pathogenic fungi. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and postdoctoral

experience and will be expected to build an extramurally-funded research

program and to contribute to graduate and medical education.


candidates will join a department with faculty studying fundamental biological

processes in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic model systems, pathogenic

mechanisms of bacteria, fungi, and protozoan parasites, and host-pathogen

interactions. Department faculty have

access to a wide array of resources, including BSL-3 facilities, a state-of-the-art

vivarium and outstanding microscopy facilities.

Further information about the department’s facilities and research of

the current faculty can be found athttps://med.uth.edu/mmg/.


at the Assistant Professor level should have a track record of innovative

research at the cutting edge of microbiology and the capability to develop an

independently-funded laboratory. Applicants

at higher ranks must have an established and funded research program. Salary will be commensurate with experience

and the university offers a competitive benefits package.


University of Texas McGovern Medical School is located in the Texas Medical

Center (TMC), the largest complex of biomedical and health-related institutions

in the world, in which opportunities for collaboration abound. Houston is a diverse,

dynamic, and growing city whose economy invests heavily in research and

development in biomedicine, energy, and technology. World-class professional, cultural and

recreational activities make Houston one of the most appealing yet affordable

large cities in North America.

Applicants interested in joining a growing department committed to

excellence in research and education should submit a pdf comprised of a cover letter, CV, summary of researchexperience and plans, and names and addresses of three referees.

Review of applications will begin immediately; for full

consideration, applications should be received by October 16, 2018.

UTHealthis an EOE/AA employer. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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nationalorigin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression,veteran status

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

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