The Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler invites applications from outstanding scientists for state funded faculty positions at all levels to conduct independent research. The applicant’s research should be in the areas of pulmonary cell biology and physiology, lung injury and repair, cell motility, migration, cytoskeletal regulation and motor protein function, vesicular transportation and secretion, airway and vascular physiology/pathophysiology or ER and mitochondrial dysfunction.
The mission of the research program at UT Health Science Center at Tyler is to create an outstanding research community that links basic and clinical science. The institution has established research programs in lung injury/repair, cell motility and cytoskeletal rearrangement, cardiovascular diseases, and pulmonary infectious diseases. The successful candidate will be encouraged to interact with investigators in these areas. Applicants at the level of Associate Professor or higher should have extramural funding. Junior applicants with extramural funding are highly encouraged. Teaching in the biotechnology graduate program is encouraged.
Our institution is growing rapidly, and substantive resources have been allocated to build its basic and translational research portfolio. The Department has recently set up a state-of-the-art cellular and molecular imaging facility.
Applicants should submit their CV, a statement of accomplishments, future research plans and the names of three references to:
Dr. Mitsuo Ikebe, Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology,
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, 11937 US Highway 271, Tyler TX 75708-3154
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