Biochemistry/Structural Biology- Associate/Professor, Tenured Position

San Antonio, Texas
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October 09 2020
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Full Time
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Faculty Position

Biochemistry and Structural Biology

UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA)

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

We are seeking outstanding candidates for a tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor position. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in biochemistry and cancer biology. The Department houses University-supported core facilities in macromolecular structure and interactions [NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, mass spectrometry (proteomics and metabolomics), and the Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (high throughput screening and medicinal chemistry). (

UT Health San Antonio comprises 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 record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and obtaining federal funding. Candidates who are committed to the development of new cancer therapeutics are particularly encouraged to apply. 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 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 20000963 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. Jean Jiang, 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:

UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.