The University of Texas at Dallas — Assistant or Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Cancer Biology

Department
Biological Sciences

Salary Range
Negotiable 

Pay Basis
Monthly

Position Status
Regular full-time

Location
Richardson

Summary
The Department of Biological Sciences (https://biology.utdallas.edu/) in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Candidates with strong research and teaching accomplishments in fundamental mechanisms of cancer initiation, metastasis, cancer genomics/proteomics/metabolomics, cancer immunity and other emerging cancer research areas are encouraged to apply. We especially encourage applications from candidates using novel experimental and computational approaches to address broad and significant research questions in cancer biology that complement and expand existing departmental strengths. 

The University has recently built a large cohort of faculty members across different disciplines who are actively pursuing research in cancer biology and therapeutics. The successful candidate will find a highly engaging and collaborative intellectual environment at UTD. As a tier-one research intensive university, UTD touts state-of-the-art core research facilities as well as modern research facilities to support the most advanced transdisciplinary research activities (https://research.utdallas.edu/researchers/core-facilities). The State of Texas continues to provide a strong support for cancer research through research and recruitment awards (https://www.cprit.texas.gov). UTD is dedicated to recruiting and advancing a diverse faculty body that reflects the enormously diverse community of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. Applicants should upload a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research philosophy; statement of teaching philosophy/experience; course evaluations (if available); a writing sample and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references. Candidates from underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Minimum Education and Experience

  • An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement. 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • An earned PhD in Biology and post-doctoral experience is required.
  • Candidates with strong research and teaching accomplishments in fundamental mechanisms of cancer initiation, metastasis, cancer genomics/proteomics/metabolomics, cancer immunity and other emerging cancer research areas are encouraged to apply. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence
  • Prepare and teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes
  • Contribute assessment information and data as requested
  • Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students
  • Establish and/or continue an independent line of research
  • Continue to expand professional influence in the academic discipline through research and/or publication
  • Engage in service within the academic unit, the university, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints 

Important Message

  1. All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public. 
  2. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331. 

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