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Faculty Positions — University of Texas Medical Branch

The newly established Sealy Institute for Drug Discovery (SIDD) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas, seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant Professor. A PhD with postdoctoral experience in medicinal chemistry, therapeutic antibodies, computational biology, biochemistry, or cell biology is expected.

Successful applicants will join UTMB’s world-class research program with strengths in infectious disease, neuroscience, aging, kidney, and other disciplines. In addition to a highly collaborative environment, UTMB offers outstanding research facilities for next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, optical microscopy, flow cytometry, solution biophysics, NMR, X-ray crystallography, cryo-electron microscopy, scientific computing, and bioinformatics. Excellent opportunities for scientific interactions exist through sister institutions in the greater Houston area, Gulf Coast Consortia, and the Keck Center for Interdisciplinary Bioscience.

An attractive recruitment package with a competitive salary, generous start-up funding, and new or renovated laboratory space will be offered. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF (<10 MB) containing the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) summary of research accomplishments and future goals (2-3 pages), 4) diversity statement which follows the NIH PEDP guidelines, 5) teaching and mentoring statement (1 page) and 6) contact information for three references. The combined PDF and any inquiries should be emailed to: Valerie Rodecap at utmbidd@utmb.edu.

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