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.
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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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