Assistant Professor - Cancer Biology - (FAC002087)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Other Science & Technology
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants with research interests and a record of accomplishment in fundamental or translational cancer biology are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will join the Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling and complement existing strengths in epigenetics, cancer immunology, therapeutics, and signaling.

The position requires a Ph.D. and significant relevant academic experience. Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain nationally competitive externally funded research programs. The successful applicant will participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching in Biochemistry. The Department of Biology and Biochemistry has state-of-the-art laboratory space, well-equipped core facilities, and high-performance computing resources. Excellent opportunities exist for research collaborations within the University of Houston as well as at nearby institutions.

Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter, that includes a description of how their experiences proposed activities will promote equity and inclusion in the context of research and instruction in a multicultural environment, names and contact information of three references, curriculum vitae, research plan, one-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Review of applications will begin by December 01, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry is a vibrant unit of 40 tenured/tenure-track and 9 instructional faculty serving roughly 2,500 majors and an equal number of non-majors. The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One research institution, as well as an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. and a record of scientific achievement in cancer biology.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Incomplete applications may not receive full considered.

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