FACULTY POSITION IN BACTERIAL PATHOGENESIS
The Department of Microbiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) seeks a new faculty member at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level. Ideal candidates will develop a front-rank, competitive, and independent research program in the field of bacterial pathogenesis. At present, research in the department spans a wide range of topics including host-pathogen interactions, prokaryotic sensing, signal transduction, gene regulation, antibiotic resistance, bacterial immunity, mechanisms of co-infection, cellular microbiology, and microbial communities (microbiome). An important academic responsibility will be the instruction and mentoring of graduate students. An attractive start-up package, including a competitive salary and generous laboratory space in a modern building, is available to conduct research within a highly dynamic environment of a leading microbiology department (https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/medical-school/departments/microbiology). Candidates will be considered for our $2.15M Endowed Scholars (start-up) Program (http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/programs/nondegree-programs/other-programs/endowed-scholars/index.html). Candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with at least 3-4 years of postdoctoral experience and an exceptional publication record. Please send a cover letter, C.V., contact information for three letters of recommendation, and a brief statement of current and future research interests to: BacterialPathogenesisSearchCommittee@utsouthwestern.edu 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: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.