Infectious Diseases Physicain


Job Number: 524017
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 243200 - Int Med - Infectious Disease
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, is seeking new faculty members at the Assistant Professor level. Successful applicants should have an M.D. and/or a Ph.D. degree with at least two years of postdoctoral experience and an exceptional publication record. Candidates will be expected to develop independent, externally-funded independent research programs that focus on understanding the biologic basis of infectious diseases and/or host defense. Our search is broad, and we are interested in applicants who are creatively pursuing “cutting-edge” research on medically important pathogens including those resistant to antimicrobials, emerging pathogens, novel pathogen discovery, and/or agents of potential biothreat. UTSW is an outstanding scientific environment with established strengths in structural biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, genetics, and numerous other areas.

UTSW has a strong tradition of academic excellence and an exceptionally collegial and collaborative culture that cuts across departmental boundaries. Opportunities exist for collaborations with faculty members in Infectious Diseases, the Departments of Microbiology and Immunology and the Centers for Autophagy Research and Genetics of Host Defense.

We offer other substantial resources such as outstanding core facilities and research infrastructure. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research training of Infectious Diseases fellows. The positions offer attractive start-up packages and laboratory space.

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.