The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases (IMM) is part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School. IMM is a translational research institute that investigates the cause of human diseases at the genetic, cellular, and molecular level. We invite applications for a tenure track or tenured faculty position in the Texas Therapeutics Institute (TTI), one of eight research centers within the IMM. The appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Highly qualified applicants with substantial extramural funding may be considered at a higher rank. The candidate will be expected to play a key role in establishing an academic drug discovery laboratory with a focus on antibody and protein therapeutics. The candidate is expected to supervise students, postdoctoral fellows, and research scientists. A background in antibody biology/immunology, antibody/protein engineering, T-cell biology, vaccine discovery is desirable. Experience in biologics drug discovery and development in industry is a plus.
To apply, please complete an application on-line at http://p.rfer.us/UTHN4V5Cv, requisition 190001H7. Successful candidates will have a PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree with a strong publication track record. Please submit a CV and a cover letter. The cover letter should address the candidate’s qualification based on the position criteria and include a description of future research plans and the names of three references. Inquiries and nominations are encouraged and should be directed to Dr. Zhiqiang An by email: Zhiqiang.An@uth.tmc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled.
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