The University of Texas at Dallas — Assistant / Associate Professor, Biological Sciences (Immunology)

Posting Number
F00480P 

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor – Biological Sciences (Immunology) 

Functional Title
Assistant/Associate Professor 

Department
Biological Sciences 

Salary Range
Negotiable 

Pay Basis
Monthly 

Position Status
Academic Year 

Location
Richardson 

Position End Date (if temporary) 

Posting Open Date
10/25/2021 

Posting Close Date 

Open Until Filled
Yes 

Desired Start Date
08/01/2022 

Job 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 one or more tenured or tenure-system faculty positions at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor. Candidates with strong research and teaching accomplishments in adaptive or innate immunity, host-microbe interactions, neuroimmunology, and tumor immunology are encouraged to apply. We especially encourage applications from candidates using innovative experimental and computational approaches to address broad and significant research questions in immunology that complement and expand existing departmental strengths. A successful candidate will find a highly engaging and collaborative intellectual environment at UTD. As a tier-one research-intensive university, UT Dallas features state-of-the-art core research facilities to support the most advanced transdisciplinary research activities (https://research.utdallas.edu/researchers/core-facilities).

Applicants should upload a cover letter; full curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy/experience; teaching evaluations (if available); research statement; writing/publication sample; and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

UTD is dedicated to recruiting and advancing a diverse faculty body that reflects the enormously diverse community of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. The Department of Biological Sciences seeks faculty who embrace excellence and diversity and work with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring to attract and retain a diverse student body, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

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 or Immunology and post-doctoral experience is required. Applicants with strong research and teaching accomplishments in adaptive or innate immunity, host-microbe interactions, neuroimmunology, and tumor immunology 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
  • Engage in service within the academic unit, the university, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints

Special Instructions Summary 

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.

Supplemental Questions 

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this employment opportunity? 
    • Governmental Agency Job Posting
    • University’s Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Advertisement in a Journal in my Academic Discipline
    • Personal Referral
    • Another Website
    • Other
  1. * Which of the following most accurately describes your highest earned degree? 
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Doctor of Education (EdD)
    • Other Doctoral Degree (DSci, DAud, MD, etc.)
    • Specialist’s Degree (EdS)
    • Professional Degree
    • Juris Doctor
    • Master’s Degree
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Associate’s Degree
    • Certificate
  1. * In which Academic Discipline is your highest earned degree? 

(Open Ended Question)

  1. * How many years of relevant work experience do you have in Higher Education, Industry, or Research? 
    • None
    • One year
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 6-10 years
    • Over 10 years
  1. * In what areas do you hold any additional licenses or certifications valid in the State of Texas? 

(Open Ended Question)

  1. If your Ph.D. has not yet been awarded, when will your degree be awarded? 

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents 

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application 
  2. Teaching Philosophy 
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Writing Sample 
  5. Research Statement

Optional Documents

  1. Unofficial Transcripts 
  2. Other Document 
  3. Relevant URL
  4. Veteran Employment Preference – Form DD-214
  5. Teaching Evaluations

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