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Assistant Professor in Human Genetics

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Competitive salary
Closing date
Nov 29, 2021

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Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Molecular Biology
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The Center for Human Genetics (McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development) at UT Southwestern Medical Center ( invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor. We are seeking individuals with innovative experimental research programs in human molecular genetics. The appointment will include a competitive salary, attractive start-up package, and excellent laboratory space. The McDermott Center is a dynamic, highly collaborative research environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure for basic and clinical research related to human genetics, including family/patient collection, next-generation sequencing, and bioinformatics. UT Southwestern is part of a large integrated clinical health care system that provides primary care and referral services to the people of Dallas and North Texas (~6 million individuals).

Candidates should hold a graduate degree (MD, PhD or MD/PhD) and have completed a postdoctoral fellowship.  The position includes a joint appointment to a basic science or clinical department. Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous independent research program and to train graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

Candidates should apply online at (search for Job# 589582). Applicants should also submit a cover letter that includes summary of past research accomplishments, curriculum vitae, a statement of future objectives, and names of three references via email to: 
McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development 
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
Ref code Science2021 in your email.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit:

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