The Department of Biological Sciences in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas (https://www.utdallas.edu/biology/) invites applications for multiple faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.
We seek to hire outstanding scientists using leading-edge experimental and computational approaches to address research questions that complement and expand existing departmental strengths. While all of the biological sciences will be considered, we are especially interested to recruit faculty working in the following general areas:
Microbiology Investigators with a focus on microbiome research
Pathobiology Investigators in the translational basic sciences focused on, but not limited to, cancer biology, neurodegeneration, and/or immune and metabolic disorders
Systems Biology The Department is a home to the Center for Systems Biology and a joint graduate program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology with the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Investigators using innovative systems-level experimental and quantitative approaches are encouraged to apply.
Campus core facilities in genomics, imaging and histology, flow cytometry, microfabrication, and protein analysis will support the research of new recruits. UT Dallas is a research-intensive (Rl) university with a diverse population of high-achieving students enrolled in Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs. We value collegiality, collaborative research, and faculty who are enthusiastic about integrating their research with innovative teaching approaches for biology and pre-health professional students.
Applicants should upload a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; statements of teaching and research interests; recent teaching evaluations and the full contact information for at least three professional references.
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
An earned PhD in a relevant discipline is required. Postdoctoral training is preferred.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
Internal Number: 13213
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.