Assistant Professor in Human Genetics

Dallas, Texas (US)
competitive salary/benefits; attractive start-up package; relocation expenses
September 21 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor in Human Genetics

The Center for Human Genetics (McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center ( invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor. We are seeking individuals with innovative experimental research programs in human molecular genetics. The appointment will include a competitive salary, attractive start-up package, and excellent laboratory space. The McDermott Center is a dynamic, highly collaborative research environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure for basic and clinical research related to human genetics, including family/patient collection, next-generation sequencing, and bioinformatics. UT Southwestern is part of a large integrated clinical health care system that provides primary care and referral services to the people of Dallas and North Texas (~6 million individuals).

The applicant should hold a graduate degree (MD, PhD or MD/PhD) and have completed a postdoctoral fellowship or be a candidate for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. The faculty member will be jointly appointed to a basic science or clinical department. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a vigorous independent research program and to train graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae containing a summary of past accomplishments, a statement of future objectives, and three professional references no later than 12/1/2018 by email to:

Faculty Search Committee

c/o Susan Hayes, Center Administrator

McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development

Ref job code SCI2018

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