Director, Center for Innovative Drug Development

Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 17, 2021
Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCA) is seeking a dynamic academic leader to serve as its Director of the Center for Innovative Drug Development (CIDD), which leads the translation of UTHSA’s scientific discoveries into novel therapeutics for neurological disorders, ailments associated with aging and cancer.

UTHSCSA is a comprehensive academic health university and research center in South Texas. The Director of the CIDD reports directly to the Dean of the Long School of Medicine, and is responsible for the overall administrative, academic, and research activities of the CIDD here. This is a unique opportunity to lead an outstanding research institute with strategic vision and direction. UTHSCSA has a renowned history of translating new findings into novel treatments by combining teams of scientific investigators with clinicians in transformative ways.

The UTHSCSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to excellence through diversity among its faculty, staff and students including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

Candidates must have a MD and/or PhD, and academic credentials that merit appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure in the department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology. The ideal candidate will have a widely-recognized national reputation in their field. The ability to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability across the Health Science Center is important.  This is a wonderful opportunity for a visionary leader. UT Health San Antonio is a research-intensive institution located in San Antonio and it sits in the gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. San Antonio is a vibrant, multicultural city with year-round recreational activities, affordable housing, and an exceptionally high standard of living.

To Apply: submit a letter of interest along with a current CV electronically via the UT Health Careers portal here: Director, Center for Innovative Drug Discovery - UT Health San Antonio Careers ( For inquiries please email: Shelly Taylor, Long School of Medicine Chief of Staff at

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