The Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Anatomy
at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Galveston,
Texas seeks outstanding candidates at all ranks to fill multiple
tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in the broad area of basic and/or
translational Neuroscience, at molecular, cellular or circuitry levels.
One of the positions available will be in the area of pain and/or
spinal cord injury research.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a
PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, a strong publication record, and an
energized research program with extramural funding support. Senior
position candidates should also have extensive experience in innovative
approaches for the study of biomedical problems at a
functional/molecular level and a strong track record in external funding
and collaborations. Candidates are also expected to provide excellent
teaching and mentoring to graduate/medical students and postdoctoral
Applicants with experience and motivation to collaborate with
other faculty are especially valued. At UTMB, rich opportunities for
scientific interactions exist from departmental affiliations with
centers of scientific excellence (https://www.utmb.edu/centers),
through UTMB’s participation in the Gulf Coast Consortia (including
Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, Texas A&M IBT, UT
Health Science Center-Houston, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, University
of Houston) (http://www.gulfcoastconsortia.org), and also through its affiliation with the TIRR Foundation’s Mission Connect (http://www.tirrfoundation.org).
A very attractive recruitment package including salary, start-up
funds and laboratory space will be offered. Highly qualified senior
faculty will have the opportunity to be appointed to an endowed faculty
position and provided the opportunity to form a strong collaborative
research group. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF
document containing: (1) a cover letter summarizing research
accomplishments and future goals (maximum 3 pages), and contact
information for three references and (2) a curriculum vitae. The letter
should be addressed to: Jin Mo Chung, PhD, Professor and Chair,
Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, & Anatomy (NCBArecru@UTMB.EDU). Selection will begin as applications are submitted; review of applications will continue until these positions are filled.
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment
without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic
information or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, UTMB Health
takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities,
protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.