Research Assistant Professor/Associate Director

Houston, Texas (US)
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September 25 2020
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This position is a 12 month full-time appointment on the non-tenure track. The successful candidate will be expected to work with the director of DSICCR to plan, supervise, and direct data science and informatics research and service in bioinformatics, genomic medicine, and related fields. The candidate will provide technical expertise to facilitate the study, design, data collection, analysis pipeline development, data analysis, and results interpretation, as well as manuscript writing and grant proposal preparation. Developing high quality, high impact collaborative research with faculty at UTHealth and other Texas institutions is included among the candidate’s responsibilities.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic faculty at SBMI who are active in research, education, and applying informatics to clinical practice. UTHealth is in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center (TMC) located in cosmopolitan Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. SBMI currently offers PhD and Master's degrees; it also features certificate programs in biomedical and health informatics.


The individual should possess a PhD in the areas of bioinformatics and genomics with training in cancer research.  A record of verifiable, high impact published research in bioinformatics and genomics that related to cancer is essential. The potential for obtaining extramural funding is not required, but encouraged. Excellent teamwork and communication skills are required.

How to Apply 

All interested parties should apply through the UTHealth Career website at: and reference requisition #200001SPPlease provide a current curriculum vitae, research statement, names and contact information of three references and a cover letter describing the applicant's qualifications, and career goals.

UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer.  UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or on any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V. 

Salary:  Competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

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