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TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION
Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology
McGovern Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology (https://med.uth.edu/ibp/), McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston (https://med.uth.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. We are interested in applicants using multidisciplinary approaches for drug discovery or interrogating fundamental mechanistic questions at the molecular, cellular, systems, and organismal levels. The most competitive candidates will bring complementary expertise to a highly interactive department with research interests ranging from basic membrane biology and molecular pharmacology to whole animal physiology and pathology. Further details about departmental resources, ongoing research programs, and NIH-funded graduate training programs in drug discovery are available on our website (med.uth.edu/ibp/). Highly qualified applicants with substantial extramural funding and teaching/mentoring experience may also be considered for an Associate Professor position. Responsibilities include the development of an extramurally funded, internationally recognized research program and active participation in medical and graduate education.

The Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology is initiating a new growth phase to build upon its existing strengths as one of the top 10 leading physiology departments in the country. McGovern Medical School is part of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) and is located within the Texas Medical Center, which also includes Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. We are committed to the success of our faculty and we will provide an attractive start-up package, competitive salary, generous benefits, and administrative and mentoring resources.

Please submit a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, and description of future research plans online http://p.rfer.us/UTHT_dFYe. At least three reference letters should be sent separately (email is preferred) to ms.ibp.applicants@uth.tmc.edu or IBP Faculty Search Committee c/o Ms. Elizabeth Pecina, Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4.098C, Houston, TX 77030. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

UTHealth Houston is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth Houston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/F/Disabled Vet.


Post-Doctoral Position, McGovern Medical School

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Description
A position is available for a Postdoctoral Fellow to study the functional roles and mechanisms of cAMP/Epac-mediated cell signaling in disease models related to inflammation, metabolic syndrome, or cardiovascular diseases using genetic and pharmacological approaches. The candidate must have extensive experience in cell signaling and molecular biology. Expertise with knockout mouse models and animal surgery is desirable. The candidate must be highly motivated and able to work independently and capable of designing experimental protocols, analyzing data, write up protocols and manuscripts, and lead out in the defining the direction of given investigations. The individual must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and work experience in a laboratory setting.

Interested individuals should send their resume via mail to Dr. Xiaodong Cheng, 6431 Fannin Street, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX 77030 or via email. Applicants should include a cover letter describing their background and research interest, CV, and the contact information for three references.

The fulltime salary range is based on the 2016 NIH appropriate stipend level based on years of experience.

UTHealth is and EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Position

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Location: Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Description:
A position is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to study regulatory mechanisms of lysosomal degradation in neurodegenerative disease. The candidate must have extensive experience in animal handling, cell culture, western blotting, immunocytochemistry, fluorescence imaging, molecular biology techniques, and excellent oral communication and writing skills. Research experience on autophagy, organelles, calcium signaling, and/or ion channels is preferred. The candidate must be able to work independently and capable of designing experimental protocols, analyzing data, writing up protocols and research manuscripts, and taking the lead in defining the direction of given investigations. The individual must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and work experience in a laboratory setting.

Interested individuals should send their resume to: McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Attn: Dr. Michael Zhu, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4.128, TX 77030; or e-mail to: Michael.X.Zhu@uth.tmc.edu. Applicants should include a cover letter describing their background and research interest, CV, and the contact information for three references.

UTHealth is and EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V


Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

TITLE: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
LOCATION: Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A position is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to study “mutant p53 and related oncogenic signaling in familial cancer syndromes as well as sporadic cancer diseases with cell or mouse models.” The candidate must have extensive experience in “Cell culture/ stem cell culture, molecular biology techniques, basic knowledge and experience in analyzing the next generation sequencing datasets. Candidate with mouse model experiences is preferred.” The candidate must be able to work independently and capable of designing experimental protocols, analyzing data, write up protocols and manuscripts, and lead out in the defining the direction of given investigations. The individual must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and work experience in a laboratory setting.

Interested individuals should send their resume to: Dr. Ruiying Zhao, 6431 Fannin, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030; or e-mail to: Ruiying.Zhao@uth.tmc.edu. Applicants should include a cover letter describing their background and research interest, CV, and the contact information for three references.

UTHealth is and EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V