Biochemistry & Structural Biology, Assistant Professor, Tenured Track

San Antonio, Texas
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September 03 2020
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Biochemistry and Structural Biology
UT Health San Antonio
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

We are seeking faculty candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor on the tenure-track. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in structural biology (X-ray crystallography, NMR, or cryoEM) and research interests in cancer development and progression. The Department houses University-supported core facilities in macromolecular structure and interactions [NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, surface plasmon resonance, calorimetry (ITC, DSC)], mass spectrometry (proteomics and metabolomics), and the Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (high throughput screening and medicinal chemistry). (

UT Health San Antonio comprises of Medical, Graduate, Dental, Nursing and Health Profession schools. It is also home to the Nathan Shock Center for Aging, the NCI-designated Mays Cancer Center, the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, the Center for Neuroscience, and a NIH Clinical Translational Science Award. San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the U.S., with a historical downtown, a vibrant economy, affordable housing, and ample recreational opportunities.

Applicants must have a strong publication record and are expected to secure extramural funding. Preference will be accorded to candidates who have been successful in obtaining K99/R00 funding from the NIH. The position offers a generous startup package, superior scientific sources, and the potential for substantial recruitment funds from the UT STARs Program and the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Successful applicants will join a multidisciplinary team of 12 primary and 10 adjunct/cross appointed faculty in Biochemistry and Structural Biology (, and will develop a productive research program, serve as a mentor for students and research fellows, and contribute to teaching in our graduate and professional programs. UTHSA is committed to a culturally and gender diverse faculty and has been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution.

Interested candidates should visit to apply online. Select the Faculty tab and enter job number 20000993 on the Keyword box. Please upload a curriculum vitae, a two-page description of research interests, a list of three to four referees and a cover letter addressed to Dr. Sandeep Burma, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee. Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.  For any questions in regards to this position, please email:

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