Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Structural Biology

Employer
UT Health San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
September 14 2017
Ref
W-012812
Contact
Dmitri Ivanov
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor Faculty Position in
Structural Biology

Department of BIOCHEMISTRY and STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY

We are seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of structural biology (X-ray crystallography, NMR, or other biophysical approaches). We are particularly interested in candidates working on targets relevant to cancer, neuroscience, diabetes, and ageing, and amenable to therapeutic strategies. The Department houses University-supported core facilities in Macromolecular Structure and Interactions [NMR Spectroscopy, X-ray Crystallography, Surface Plasmon Resonance, Calorimetry (ITC, DSC), and Analytical Ultracentrifugation], Mass Spectrometry (proteomics and metabolomics), and the Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (High Throughput Screening and Medicinal Chemistry). (http://biochem.uthscsa.edu/core_facilities.php).

UT Health San Antonio, comprised of Medical, Graduate, Dental, Nursing and Health Profession schools, is home to the Nathan Shock Center for Aging, an NCI-designated cancer center an NIH Clinical Translational Science Award and the Center for Neuroscience. San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the U.S., with a historical downtown, diverse entertainment and restaurants on the Riverwalk, a vibrant economy, affordable housing and easy access to the scenic Texas Hill Country, with its many recreational opportunities.

Applicants must have high quality peer-reviewed publications and evidence of ability to compete for extramural funding. The position offers significant scientific resources and the potential for unique additional recruitment funds from UT STARs and the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Successful applicants will join a multidisciplinary team of 22 faculty in Biochemistry and Structural Biology (http://www.biochem.uthscsa.edu/), and will be expected to develop collaborative research programs, serve as mentors for students and research fellows and contribute to teaching in our graduate and professional programs. We are committed to a culturally diverse faculty and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. The UT Health Science Center is designated an Hispanic Serving Institution.

Interested candidates should submit an e-mail to Esther James at jamese@uthscsa.edu. containing: a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, names of three references, and a cover letter addressed to Dr. Dmitri Ivanov, Chair of the Structural Biology Search Committee.

All faculty appointment are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

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