Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty Position in University of Texas McGovern Medical School - Houston

Highly competitive
September 27 2017
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The Department of Pediatrics invites applications for a tenure track at assistant professor level.  The area of research should be in intrinsic defects affecting cartilage/bone and/or craniofacial structures.  These research interests complement those already established in the department and will allow for collaborations.  The positions are highly competitive with regard to salary, start-up funds and laboratory space. Applicants must have one of the following degrees: PhD, MD or DDS/PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degrees. The ideal candidates should have a record of research accomplishments and have extramural grants including but not limited to NIH K99/R00. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain or develop and sustain research programs with extramural funding, play an integral role in new program initiatives and contribute to the teaching mission of the department and the school.

The McGovern School of Medicine is one of six schools in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and is located in the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center.  Facilities within the University include state-of the art facilities including microscopy, genomics, proteomics, histopathology cores and vivariums.

UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.  Under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable disability accommodations will be provided, as needed. This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code §51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidate.

Instructions to Applicants:  Please complete the online application at the following links:

Assistant Professor Pediatric Research Center – Req#172158


Application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (three page limit), and the names and contact information for three references. Application materials should be submitted as a single PDF file to Dr. Yoshihiro Komatsu <Yoshihiro.Komatsu@uth.tmc.edu>.

Application Deadline:  Applications accepted until position is filled.


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