Assistant Professor of Biochemistry.

Dallas, Texas (US)
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August 26 2020
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The Department of Biochemistry at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center invites applications from candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

Minimum Qualifications are PhD, MD/PhD with a 2 year postdoctoral fellowship.  Candidates should be engaged in innovative research within biochemistry, molecular biology, or at the interface between chemistry and biology. 

The Department is strongly research-oriented with major programs in metabolism and metabolic regulation, cancer biology, parasite biology, carbohydrate biochemistry, chemical biology, chemistry and drug discovery.  We are particularly interested in strong candidates who wish to study molecular mechanisms of important biological processes and who will complement our existing strengths. 

UT Southwestern maintains state-of-the-art facilities and employs a faculty that includes five Nobel Laureates and twenty-two members of the National Academy of Sciences.  The Biochemistry Department offers a vibrant environment for research, generous start-up support, and participation in graduate-level teaching.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and concise two page description of research plans by November 1, 2020 through . Applicants will need to provide three letters of reference addressed to Dr. Margaret Phillips, Chair, Department of Biochemistry at . Any correspondence may also be sent to the same address.


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