The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Galveston, Texas, seeks an outstanding faculty candidate for a tenure-track/tenured position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the field of Single Molecule Biophysics in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ( The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in using magnetic or optical tweezers, super resolution light or atomic force microscopy, to address molecular mechanisms of important biomedical problems. The candidate should be energized by opportunities to interact in a highly collaborative biomedical research community and to be an outstanding mentor to students and postdoctoral fellows. Rich opportunities exist at UTMB for interactions and affiliations with centers of scientific excellence in structural biology and molecular biophysics, mechanobiology, biodefense, molecular medicine, cancer biology, infectious diseases, environmental health, and aging ( In addition to a highly collaborative environment, UTMB offers outstanding core services, including: next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, super resolution optical microscopy, flow cytometry, molecular biology, solution biophysics, NMR, X-ray crystallography, and cryo-electron microscopy, (see Excellent opportunities for scientific interactions also exist through UTMB Health’s participation in the Gulf Coast Consortia and the Keck Center for Interdisciplinary Bioscience ( We will accept and review applications immediately until 31 December 2019 .

A very attractive recruitment package of salary, start-up funding and newly renovated space will be offered. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a summary of research accomplishments and future goals (max 3 pages), and contact information for three references to: Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco M.D., Ph.D. at  

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