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UT Health Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - McGovern Medical School in Texas

Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - McGovern Medical School


Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190000AE

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure track, Research Assistant Professor faculty position in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to discover and translate advances in the biochemistry and molecular biology basic research field, and model the best practices through research, teaching, administrative activities, and other service.

The candidate identified for this non-tenure track Assistant Professor faculty position will be expected to initiate and collaborate in a directed research program(s), i.e., successful publications, grant application collaboration, and representation at scientific meetings. He/she will also assist in training new laboratory members and trainees.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Ph.D. degree. 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.

SECURITY SENSITIVE: This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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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