Department of Cellular & Structural Biology
School of Medicine
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Applications are invited for an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR tenure track academic appointment in the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology within the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. We seek an outstanding investigator poised to develop a vibrant research program. An ideal applicant will have expertise in genomic approaches and bioinformatic analyses pertinent to stem cell biology, cancer, neurodegeneration, aging, metabolism, or developmental/reproductive biology. Candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S. or equivalent degree and have a minimum of three years of productive postdoctoral experience. The selected candidate will be expected to participate in departmental teaching to professional students and graduate students. A competitive startup package is available. The Department of Cellular & Structural Biology enjoys a dynamic research program that offers opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborative investigation. The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is home to the Nathan Shock Center for Excellence in Biology of Aging, an NCI-designated cancer center, an NIH-funded Clinical Translational Science Award, the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, and the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute. The UT Health Science Center is designated an Hispanic Serving Institution. The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is a Tier One research institution in the Northwest region of San Antonio and sits as a gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. The San Antonio Military Medical Center, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, Southwest Research Institute, and the Audie Murphy VA Hospital are area institutions that partner with Health Science Center faculty to catalyze the local biomedical research enterprise. San Antonio is a dynamic and multicultural city with a relatively low cost-of-living, and an outstanding cultural and educational environment. Electronic submission of a PDF containing a full curriculum vita, statement of research interests, a list of 4 to 5 references with contact information and up to 3 high impact publications will constitute an application. The complete PDF should be submitted; applications will be reviewed as received, starting immediately and continuing until the position is filled.