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Director of the Microbiome Research Laboratory

Job Number: 291409
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 235253 - Microbiome Core
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

The candidate selected for this position will serve as the Director of the new Microbiome Research Laboratory (MRL) at UT Southwestern, which is to be established in the current fiscal year. Requirements for this position include a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience in microbial metagenomics. The MRL Director will be expected to develop and sustain the capabilities of the MRL as a campus-wide resource that will serve the needs of UT Southwestern basic scientists and clinicians. This may include interfacing with investigators in all aspects of their project, co-authoring manuscripts and serving as co-investigator on grants with other UT Southwestern investigators. The MRL Director will hire and supervise the lab staff and be responsible for daily operations, such as customer service, invoicing and billing, and other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern 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 UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.