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Research Scientist

Job Number: 526006
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Dallas, TX

Department: Physical Med & Rehab
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dallas, Texas, is seeking a research scientist to join our faculty.  The Department of PM&R includes 25 board-certified physiatrists 3 PhD research faculty as well as 33 residents and 4 fellows. We have busy inpatient and outpatient practices at UT Southwestern as well as at our teaching county hospital, Parkland Health and Hospital System. UT Southwestern has outstanding core research facilities and resources to support research faculty. This position may also have a secondary appointment in the School of Health Professions with associated teaching responsibilities. Academic rank will be awarded at the level commensurate with experience.


Qualifications: Candidates must have completed a PhD in Rehabilitation Science, Rehabilitation Psychology or other related area of study. One to three years of post- doctorate training is preferred. Five to seven years research experience in an academic setting is preferred.


Duties include: Development of your personal research program and collaboration with other investigators with shared interests.  You will be responsible for set-up, recruitment, and supervision of your research personnel (and graduate students) and for submission of grant proposals for continued external funding of research efforts. 


UT Southwestern Medical Center Ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. The University Hospitals provide innovative, state-of –the art medical care to the citizens of North Texas and the world.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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