The Department of Molecular Biosciences: Assistant Professor

Austin, Texas
9 month academic salary + benefits
September 05 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Molecular Biosciences: Assistant Professor

Location: Austin, TX

Opens: August 1, 2019

Closes: November 1, 2019


The Department of Molecular Biosciences at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  The Department has a large and diverse faculty, and a broad range of research areas will be considered for this position, including biochemistry, cancer biology, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology, plant biology, structural biology (including cryo-electron microscopy), and synthetic and systems biology.


We seek an outstanding investigator who will build an active research program and will teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, the Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology, and the Center for Infectious Diseases and will have access to excellent core facilities, including the Genome Sequencing and Analysis Facility and the Texas Advanced Computing Center.  We are interested in individuals who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The position offers competitive start-up funds, salary, and laboratory space in a dynamic and highly interactive research environment. 

Application Instructions

Applicants should apply through Interfolio ( ) with the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter that includes research area, qualifications, and contact information
  2. CV
  3. A statement of research interests
  4. Three confidential letters of recommendation

The University of Texas at Austin, as an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.