Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position, Department of Genetics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Posted 8/9/2019


The Department of Genetics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks a tenure track faculty candidate at the Assistant Professor level. The appointee will be expected to develop a research program funded by program-appropriate external grants. They will join a collegial department with existing research focus on cell and developmental biology, DNA repair, protein homeostasis, human and mouse cancer genetics and genomics. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to graduate-level training through the MD Anderson UT Health Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. We offer a generous recruitment package, state-of-the art facilities, robust graduate and post-doctoral training programs, and mentoring of junior faculty. The research environment of MD Anderson, currently the nation’s top ranked cancer center, and the surrounding Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center, is unparalleled.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. degree.

An Assistant Professor position is available for a scientist studying fundamental biological questions using genetic model systems. Applications from those working with model organisms (fly, worm, mouse, zebrafish, others) are encouraged to apply. A creative and innovative approach to one’s chosen biological interest is preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates that model processes and pathways relevant to cancer. Outstanding candidates, with a record of scientific discovery in their chosen field, are encouraged to apply.

Visit our Genetics Department website and follow us on Twitter @drgglozano.

Applications will be accepted through September 15, 2019 

Contact: Richard Behringer/Michael Galko, Co-Chairs Search Committee
rrb@mdanderson.org and mjgalko@mdanderson.org

Last Updated 08/09/2019