Faculty Position in Genetics

Employer
Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern
Location
Dallas, Texas (US)
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Oct 15, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Genetics
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia

Faculty Position in Genetics

Children’s Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX seeks applications for tenure-track faculty positions in genetics. Outstanding investigators at any rank will be considered. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and the ability to direct independently-funded research programs. Areas of research interest include human genetics, genomics and Mendelian disorders. Faculty recruited through this mechanism will join CRI’s Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program (GMDP), directed by Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis. Highlights of the GMDP include:

  • A robust basic research environment dedicated to understanding the genetic and metabolic basis of human disease.
  • Integration with clinical programs in genetic and metabolic diseases at Children’s Medical Center, providing outstanding opportunities for gene discovery and translational research. 
  • Core support in genomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center has a long and distinguished history of excellence in disease-related basic science research, particularly in genetic diseases.  CRI, founded in 2011 as a joint venture between UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and directed by Sean J. Morrison, Ph.D., is recruiting outstanding individuals dedicated to solving fundamental problems in biology and disease. CRI is a dynamic, stimulating, and highly collaborative environment focusing on stem cell biology, cancer, and the genetic and metabolic basis of human disease. 

Apply here to submit your CV and 3-page summary of past accomplishments and research plans. Separately, arrange for three references to submit their letters of support to CRIApplicants@utsouthwestern.edu. The deadline for applications and letters of support is October 15, 2022.

CRI is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from groups underrepresented in biomedical sciences (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-031.html) to apply. Individuals may self-identify within their cover letter. This information is optional and will be used by the search committee to promote consideration of applicants from underrepresented minorities. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, 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: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/

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