Assistant Professor


Job Number: 10552
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 234300 - McDermott Cntr Human Gwth Dev
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

The Center for Human Genetics (McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/mcdermott-center) invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor. We are seeking individuals with innovative experimental research programs in human molecular genetics. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a vigorous independent research program and to teach students at the graduate level.

The individual should hold a graduate degree (MD, PhD or MD/PhD) and have completed a post-doctoral fellowship or be a candidate for the NIH Directors Early Independence Award. The appointment will include a competitive salary, attractive start-up package, excellent laboratory space in a dynamic research environment with access to the Centers state-of-the-art infrastructure for basic and clinical research related to human genetics, including family/patient collection, genetic variation, next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics cores. The faculty member will be jointly appointed to a basic science or clinical department. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae containing a summary of past accomplishments, a statement of future objectives, and three professional references by email to:

Faculty Search Committee

c/o Susan Hayes, Dept. Administrator

McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development

UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

5323 Harry Hines Boulevard

Dallas, Texas 75390-8591


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