Faculty Position with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
Tyler close to Dallas
Negotiable depending on experience. Benefits and retirement options available.
September 20 2018
Science Faculty Position for Dr. Das Sept 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Faculty Position

The University of Texas Health Science Center At Tyler

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The Department of Translational & Vascular Biology at University Texas Health Sciences Center, Tyler, Texas invites application for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. We are specifically looking for investigators with NIH R01 funded research program in ischemia-reperfusion injury, myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis, hypertension, pulmonary microcirculation including pulmonary hypertension or pulmonary endothelial biology. The successful candidate will contribute to our core research program in cardiovascular or pulmonary translational research. The applicant must have a Ph.D., MD or MD, PhD, and appropriate postdoctoral training with outstanding publication record. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page summary of current research, and names contact details of three references to Kumuda C Das (email: kumuda.das2@uthct.edu), Professor and Chair of Translational & Vascular Biology department via email. Excellent startup and benefit package are available for qualified candidates. Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The candidate will be contacted if we would like to pursue further with his/her candidacy. The department harbors state of the art equipment and facilities to pursue cutting edge research in any area of cardiovascular and pulmonary research. The institution has strength in several research areas including pulmonary fibrosis, hematology & thrombosis, immunology and infectious diseases, smooth muscle biology using high-resolution microscopy. Although the website is still under construction, candidates can get some information by logging on to https://www.uthealth.org/the-center-for-biomedical-research/translational-vascular-biology.  The department of translational & vascular biology is a newly created department in the biomedical research center of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Tyler (UTHSCT). The department has strengths in several areas of vascular biology, such as endothelial function, hypertension, myocardial infarction, pulmonary epithelial injury and repair due to oxidants. UTHSCT is one of the 14 components of UT System and is located in Tyler, a small city about 80 miles east of Dallas, which combines a small city living with access to a major metropolitan city.  The city is also the home of University of Texas at Tyler with about 20,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate education in engineering, science, law and management studies. There are excellent public schools for elementary, middle and high school education in Tyler area, and the housing cost is comparatively lower in and around Tyler greater city area.

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