Faculty Positions

University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (DBA: UT Health Northeast
Tyler, Texas
August 17 2017
Dr. Mitsuo Ikebe
Organization Type

The Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology at UT Health Northeast invites applications from outstanding scientists for state funded faculty positions at all levels to conduct independent research. The research of the applicant should be in the areas of biochemistry, cell biology and cancer biology with an emphasis of cell motility, cytoskeletal regulation, neoplasia and vascular biology.

The mission of the research program at UT Health Northeast is to create an outstanding research community that links basic and clinical science. UT Health Northeast has established research programs in lung injury/repair, cell motility and cytoskeletal rearrangement, pulmonary infectious diseases and vascular physiology and the successful candidate is encouraged to interact with researchers in these areas. A strong track record of achievement is required. Applicants at the level of Associate Professor or higher should have extramural funding. Applicants at the junior level with extramural funding are highly encouraged. Teaching in the biotechnology graduate program is encouraged.

Our institution is growing rapidly and substantive resources have been allocated to build its basic and translational research portfolio. The Department has recently set up a state-of-the-art cellular and molecular imaging facility including a custom made single molecule total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscope, ultrafast super-resolution microscope which can visualize dynamic movement of the molecules in living cells, a spinning disc confocal microscope and a scanning confocal microscope with a white light laser system.

Applicants should submit their CV, a statement of accomplishments, future research plans and the names of three references to: Dr. Mitsuo Ikebe, Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, 11937 US Highway 271, Tyler TX 75708-3154; e-mail: kasandra.harris@uthct.edu

UT Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and seeks to build a diverse employee community. It is the policy of The University to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.