Faculty Position in Genetics

Location
Dallas, Texas
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
September 06 2018
Discipline
Life Sciences, Genetics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Faculty Position in Genetics

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 genetics. Outstanding investigators at any rank will be considered. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. 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 human genetics, genomics, and the discovery of Mendelian disorders of metabolism and development. Faculty recruited through this mechanism will join CRI’s Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program (GMDP), directed by Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis. Highlights of the GMDP include:

  • A robust basic research environment dedicated to understanding the genetic and metabolic basis of human disease.
  • 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. 
  • Core support in genomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center has a long and distinguished history of excellence in disease-related basic science research, particularly in genetic diseases.  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. 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, 2018 to CRIApplicants@utsouthwestern.edu.

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