Open Rank Faculty Position in Biochemistry and Structural Biology

San Antonio, Texas
Commensurate with experience
June 11 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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We are seeking outstanding candidates for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor faculty positions in Biochemistry and Structural Biology with an initial appointment level commensurate with experience and accomplishments (tenure-track). Candidates may complement existing areas of expertise and/or bring exciting new directions to the BSB department ( ).

We are interested in exceptional candidates in all areas of biochemistry and structural biology with particular emphasis on nucleic acids, host-pathogen interactions, and cancer biology. The Department houses University-supported core facilities in macromolecular structure and interactions (X-ray crystallography, Cryo-EM, NMR spectroscopy, SPR, 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 an 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 many recreational opportunities.

Applicants must have a strong publication record and are expected to secure extramural funding. 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 15 primary and 11 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 and enter requisition number 21000985 on the keyword search to apply. For consideration, please upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a two-page description of current and future research interests."

The search committee will initiate reviews in June 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. For questions regarding these opportunities, 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.