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Faculty Positions in Pharmacology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Pharmacology invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor. The department has a long history of outstanding accomplishments in studying cellular regulatory mechanisms using a wide variety of approaches, ranging from X-ray crystallography to genetic manipulation of various organisms. The Department is strongly research-oriented with major programs in cell signaling, nuclear receptor signaling, cell cycle regulation, organelle trafficking, cancer biology, chemical biology, and parasite biology. We are particularly interested in strong candidates who wish to study molecular mechanisms of important biological processes either in vitro or in vivo. UT Southwestern provides a highly collaborative research community with unparalleled access to state-of-the-art core facilities and other research support.

Competitive applicants must have a relevant Ph.D. or M.D. degree and postdoctoral training, and show evidence of a firm commitment to an independent research career. Outstanding candidates will be eligible for a position in the Endowed Scholars program (www.utsouthwestern.edu/research/programs/endowed-scholars-program.html) or as a Cancer Preventive Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Scholar in Cancer Research (http://www.cprit.state.tx.us).

Please submit a curriculum vitae and a concise description of research plans (3 page limit) by October 31, 2014 to rxfacsearch@utsouthwestern.edu. Attention: Chair, Pharmacology Faculty Search Committee, UT Southwestern Medical Center. Letters of recommendation will be requested later from competitive applicants.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability.

About University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas at Austin, the largest component of The University of Texas System, is a major research university and home to more than 48,000 students, 2,700 faculty and 17,000 staff members. From teaching and research to public service, the university's activities support its core purpose - to transform lives for the benefit of society through the core values of learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity and responsibility. The mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research, and public service.