Faculty Position in Metabolism Research

Dallas, Texas
August 28 2017
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Faculty Position in Metabolism Research

The Children’s Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX seeks applications for tenure-track faculty positions in disease-focused metabolism research .  Outstanding investigators at any rank will be considered.  Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and the ability to direct independently-funded research programs.  Areas of specific research interest include metabolic dysfunction, particularly cancer, immunological disorders and Mendelian inborn errors of metabolism.  Faculty recruited through this mechanism will join CRI's Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program (GMDP), directed by Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis.  Highlights of thie GMPD include:

  • A robust basic research environment dedicated to understanding the genetic and metabolic basis of human diseases
  • Integration with clinical programs in genetic and metabolic diseases at Children’s Medical Center, providing outstanding opportunities for gene discovery, translational research and therapeutic trials.
  • A state-of-the-art mass spectrometry facility dedicated to metabolomics and isotope tracing

UT Southwestern Medical Center has a long and distinguished history of excellence in disease-related basic science research, particularly in genetic and metabolic diseases.  The CRI, founded in 2011 as a joint venture between UT-Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and directed by Sean J. Morrison, Ph.D., is recruiting outstanding individuals dedicated to solving fundamental problems in biology and disease. The CRI is a dynamic, stimulating, and highly collaborative environment focusing on stem cell biology, cancer, and the genetic and metabolic basis of human disease. 

Please submit a CV, a 3-page summary of past accomplishments and research plans, and ask three references to submit letters by November 1, 2017 to CRIApplicants@utsouthwestern.edu. Please identify this job search in your letter.

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.