The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (https://bmb.utmb.edu) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Galveston, Texas, seeks outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the broad research areas of biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology. A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) is required and postdoctoral experience is desirable. The applicants are expected to create and develop externally funded research programs. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The positions will begin in Fall 2023.
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a diverse biomedical research community with strengths in molecular virology, RNA biology, mechanobiology, structural biology, biophysics and quantitative biology. In addition to a highly collaborative environment, UTMB offers outstanding research facilities for next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, optical microscopy, flow cytometry, solution biophysics, NMR, X-ray crystallography, cryo-electron microscopy, scientific computing, and bioinformatics. Excellent opportunities for scientific interactions also exist through sister institutions in the Greater Houston area, Gulf Coast Consortia, and the Keck Center for Interdisciplinary Bioscience.
An attractive recruitment package of competitive salary, generous start-up funding, and renovated laboratory space will be offered. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF (<10 MB) containing the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) summary of research accomplishments and future goals (2-3 pages), 4) diversity statement which follows the NIH PEDP guidelines, 5) teaching and mentoring statement (1 page) and 6) contact information for three references. The PDF should be sent by email to: Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco M.D., Ph.D. at BMB.Recruiting@utmb.edu. We will begin the review of applications immediately and will continue to accept new applications until December 1st, 2022.
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