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Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 31, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Immunology, Neuroscience, Cancer Research, Epigenetics
Position Type
Full Time
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Organization Type

Faculty Position

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor


Position No. 50343. The Department of Biological Sciences in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences at Southern Methodist University plans to fill multiple junior faculty positions in the next several years, and currently is inviting applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. Depending on the applicant’s credentials, appointment at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered. Southern Methodist University is a nationally ranked, research intensive, private university centrally located in the vibrant Dallas metroplex. Applicants for the position should have a PhD degree, postdoctoral experience, and a record of research excellence. Preference will be given to individuals with research interests that broadly complement existing faculty research in the areas of neurobiology, immunology, cancer biology, developmental biology, epigenetics, biochemistry, or viral infectious diseases.

This Tenure-Track position comes with a generous start-up package that includes lab space in the Dedman Life Sciences Building, protected time for the establishment of an independent research program as well as mentoring by collegial and supportive faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong extramurally funded research program. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in Biochemistry. For a more complete description of our program and facilities, please visit our website at and our Twitter page at

Interested candidates should forward a curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, and three letters of recommendation to Position begins fall semester 2024. To ensure full consideration, the application must be submitted by October 13, 2023, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Questions or inquiries may be directed to the search chair, Dr. Amy Brewster (she, her) (

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression.  The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, 

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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