Open Rank Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty Positions -Biological Sciences

Employer
University of Texas at Dallas, Biological Sciences Department
Location
University of Texas at Dallas
Salary
Salary to Commensurate with Rank
Closing date
Dec 3, 2022

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Position Description

The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) seeks to fill multiple open-rank (Full, Associate, or Assistant) tenure system faculty positions in the Department of Biological Sciences The Department and School seek candidates tackling broad and significant questions in biological and biomedical research areas in genomics, biochemistry, or molecular and cellular biology using novel interdisciplinary, computational, and/or experimental approaches. We are looking for individuals to lead outstanding research and teaching programs in their specialized fields that complement the existing departmental research and teaching strengths and synergize with other departments within the school and/or across the University. An ideal candidate is a consummate researcher, mentor, and educator dedicated to the success of all students and trainees in classrooms and laboratories. Successful candidates will find a highly engaging and collaborative intellectual environment at The University of Texas at Dallas. UTD also features state-of-the-art research facilities to support the most advanced transdisciplinary research activities.


Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in biology, biochemistry, or related fields and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences fall 2023. A doctoral degree is required prior to appointment.


Preferred Education and Experience     

Postdoctoral training is preferred.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in biology, biochemistry, or related fields and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences fall 2023.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities     

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence
  • Prepare and teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes
  • Contribute assessment information and data as requested
  • Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students
  • Establish and/or continue an independent line of research
  • Continue to expand professional influence in the academic discipline through research and/or publication
  • Engage in service within the academic unit, the university, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints

Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on March 31, 2023. Priority will be given to completed applications received by December 1, 2022.
 

The University and Community

Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and educational activities.

UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.

UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus. The University currently supports several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination  against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

 

 

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