Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Molecular Parasitology

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Texas Medical Center
Base annual salary
October 06 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in the McGovern Medical School of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is building a program in molecular parasitology and invites exceptional applicants for this open-rank tenure track position in this field. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and postdoctoral experience, and will be expected to build a research program that attracts extramural funding and to contribute to graduate and medical education. The position offers competitive start-up funds and laboratory space in a dynamic and highly interactive research environment. 

Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should have a track record of innovative research at the cutting edge of molecular parasitology and the capability to develop an independently-funded research program. Applicants at higher ranks must have an established and extramurally-funded research program.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and the University offers a competitive benefits package.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is located at the center of the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest complex of biomedical and health-related institutions in the world.  Successful applicants will have unparalleled opportunities to interact with basic, clinical, and translational researchers at neighboring TMC institutions, including Baylor College of Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Rice University, The Texas A&M Institute for Bioscience and Technology, and The Methodist Hospital Research Institute.  The breadth and quality of biomedical science in the TMC rivals that of any academic medical center in the world.

Further information about the department’s resources and research of the current faculty can be found at

Applicants interested in joining a growing department committed to excellence in research and education should submit a cover letter, CV, summary of research experience and plans, and names and addresses of three referees via this link:

Review of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2020.

UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.

These are security sensitive positions and thereby subject to Texas Education Code § 51.215.

A background check will be required for the final candidates.