UT Health Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor - Center for Precision BioMedicine/Institute for Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases in Texas

Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor - Center for Precision BioMedicine/Institute for Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases

Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 170000L1

The Center for Precision BioMedicine, (https://www.uth.edu/imm/centers/center-for-precision-biomedicine.htm ) within the Institute for Molecular Medicine (IMM) for the The Center for Precision BioMedicine, (https://www.uth.edu/imm/centers/center-for-precision-biomedicine.htm ) within the Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases, at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) aims to build a multidisciplinary team in precision biomedicine for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of human diseases.

The center is currently recruiting for a tenure-track Assistant Professor level faculty position (possibly at the Associate Professor rank for qualified candidates) with an emphasis on areas related to precision biomedicine.

Position Key Accountabilites:

While we are open to all areas of precision medicine, we are particularly interested in individuals who have demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following: targeted drug delivery/nanomedicine, big-data science related to cancer genomics and precision biomedicine, systems biology /pathology, omics-based bioinformatics, mass spectrometry-based proteomics/metabonomics, transcriptomics (lncRNA, micro RNA), immunotherapy, microfluidics, microbiomics, biomedical imaging and dynamic image analysis, or nanoparticle fabrication techniques.

IMM and UTHealth are located within the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical center in the world, providing ample opportunities for collaborative research within the institution and the TMC

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D.; and postdoctoral experience is desirable. They will be expected to establish a research program that attracts national peer-reviewed funding and generates high impact science. Opportunities to contribute to graduate and medical education are available.

Applicants should have a track record of innovative research and the ability to develop and operate an independently-funded laboratory. An attractive start up package is available. Salary is commensurate with experience and the university offers a competitive benefits package.

To apply for this position, please submit a C.V., a description of your research interests, future research plans, and three letters of reference through UTHealth’s career webpagehttps://go.uth.edu.careers

Questions regarding these positions should be directed to John.S.Riley@uth.tmc.edu

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.

UTHealth Benefits UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

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