Two tenure-track faculty positions at Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas School of Medicine

Two tenure-track faculty positions at Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas School of Medicine
Two tenure-track faculty positions at Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas School of Medicine

14 February, 2016

We are seeking outstanding candidates to fill two tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate level. These are in addition to the multiple tenure-track assistant/associate positions already filled in 2015 by the Department of Microbiology & Immunology under the leadership of the new chairman.

Candidates will employ cutting edge molecular genetic/epigenetic approaches as well as high throughput sequencing methods to study the immune response in infections, cancer or autoimmunity. In addition to a competitive start-up package and newly renovated (open lab) space, significant resources from the institution, advanced core facilities, the UT System and State agencies, such as the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of (CPRIT), are available to outstanding candidates.

The selected candidates will be expected to play a major role in the development of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology in the coming years. Currently, the Department has 54 faculty (20 primary, 34 secondary) covering a broad range of topics (http://uthscsa.edu/micro-immunology).

The University of Texas School of Medicine (http://som.uthscsa.edu/) is one of the five schools of the University of Texas Science Center, San Antonio (UTHSCSA) (http://uthscsa.edu/). The other four being: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (http://gsbs.uthscsa.edu/), School of , School of and School of Professions. UTHSCSA is a highly integrated and translational research community, which also includes the Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC), a NCI Designated Cancer Center, the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) funded by a NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), the South Texas Research Facility (STRF), the Texas Biomedical Research Institute (TBRI), the Greehey Children Center Institute (GCCRI), the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, in addition to multiple hospitals, including the University Hospital and the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, and other clinical facilities.

San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the U.S. with a beautiful historical downtown area featuring the Riverwalk with its diverse entertainments and fine restaurants. UTHSCSA is located northwest of downtown San Antonio, gateway to the scenic Texas Hill Country, with many recreational options. San Antonio has a low cost of living and an excellent public school system.

Applicants should send their 5-page NIH-formatted biosketch, statement of research interests, recent publications and funding, along with three letters of recommendation to immunology@uthscsa.edu, ATTN: Paolo Casali, MD, Zachry Foundation Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All Faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

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