The Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler invites applications from outstanding scientists for state funded faculty positions at all levels to conduct independent research. The research of the applicant should be in the areas of pulmonary cell biology, pulmonary physiology, lung injury and repair, cell motility and metastasis, cytoskeletal regulation, vesicular transportation and secretion, motor protein biology, airway and vascular physiology/pathophysiology, neuroscience or behavioral health.
The mission of the research program at UT Health Science Center at Tyler is to create an outstanding research community that links basic and clinical science. The institution has established research programs in lung injury/repair, cell motility and cytoskeletal rearrangement and pulmonary infectious diseases and the successful candidate is encouraged to interact with investigators in these areas. A strong track record of achievement is required. Applicants at the level of Associate Professor or higher should have extramural funding. Applicants at the junior level with extramural funding are highly encouraged. Teaching in the biotechnology graduate program is encouraged.
Our institution is growing rapidly and substantive resources have been allocated to build its basic and translational research portfolio. The Department has recently set up a state-of-the-art cellular and molecular imaging facility including a custom made single molecule total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscope, ultrafast super-resolution microscope which can visualize dynamic movement of molecules in living cells, a spinning disc confocal microscope and a scanning confocal microscope with a white light laser system.
Applicants should submit their CV, a statement of accomplishments, future research plans and the names of three references to:
Dr. Mitsuo Ikebe, Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, 11937 US Highway 271, Tyler TX 75708-3154
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