Faculty Position in Metabolism Research

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

United States

November 1, 2022

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Children's Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX seeks applications for tenure- track faculty positions in metabolism research. Outstanding investigators at any rank will be considered. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and the ability to direct independently-funded research programs. Areas of specific research interest include human diseases and other processes regulated by cellular metabolism (e.g. development, immune function, cancer and other diseases). Faculty recruited through this mechanism will join CRI's Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program (GMDP), directed by Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis. Highlights of the GMDP include:

  • A robust basic research environment dedicated to understanding the genetic and metabolic basis of human disease.
  • Integration with clinical programs in genetic and metabolic diseases at Children's...
  • Children's Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX seeks applications for tenure- track faculty positions in metabolism research. Outstanding investigators at any rank will be considered. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and the ability to direct independently-funded research programs. Areas of specific research interest include human diseases and other processes regulated by cellular metabolism (e.g. development, immune function, cancer and other diseases). Faculty recruited through this mechanism will join CRI's Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program (GMDP), directed by Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis. Highlights of the GMDP include:

  • A robust basic research environment dedicated to understanding the genetic and metabolic basis of human disease.
  • Integration with clinical programs in genetic and metabolic diseases at Children's Medical Center, providing outstanding opportunities for gene discovery, translational research and therapeutic trials.
  • A state-of-the-art mass spectrometry facility dedicated to metabolomics and isotope tracing.
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center has a long and distinguished history of excellence in disease-related basic science research, particularly in metabolism. CRI, founded in 2011 as a joint venture between UT Southwestern and Children's Medical Center of Dallas and directed by Sean J. Morrison, Ph.D., is recruiting outstanding individuals dedicated to solving fundamental problems in biology and disease. CRI is a dynamic, stimulating, and highly collaborative environment focusing on stem cell biology, cancer, and the genetic and metabolic basis of human disease.

    CRI is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from groups underrepresented in biomedical sciences (https: // grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-031.html) to apply. Individuals may self-identify within their cover letter. This information is optional and will be used by the search committee to promote consideration of applicants from underrepresented minorities.

    Please apply online and upload a CV, a 3-page summary of past accomplishments and research plans in the job application. Separately, please ask three references to submit letters to CRIApplicants@utsouthwestern.edu by November 1, 2022. For general questions, please email CRIApplicants@utsouthwestern.edu.

    UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit:https: // jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.

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    Benefits

    2021-2022 Benefits Summary

    Health Benefits
  • PPO and ACO Options
  • 100% Coverage for Preventative Health − No Co-Pay
  • Tobacco-Free Incentives
  • Generous Prescription Drug Plan
  • 3 Options for Dental Coverage
  • 2 Options for Vision Coverage
  • Abundance of Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Retirement Plan

    (Eligibility varies by employment status)

  • The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is a defined benefit plan with 5-year vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max 7.7% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match up to 7.5% of salary
  • Optional Retirement Program (ORP) defined contribution plan with 1 year, 1 day vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max of 6.65% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match of 8.5% of salary
  • Optional Tax-Sheltered Annuity
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan
  • PTO Benefits
  • 15 Paid Holidays, Eligible Day 1
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Vacation
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Sick Leave
  • Other Benefits
  • On-Site Day Care
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Group Life Coverage
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
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    It takes a lot to keep UT Southwestern at the forefront, where world-class patient care, acclaimed medical education, and innovative research breakthroughs are common occurrences. When you join us, those are the challenges you'll share. Our organization has taken on serious commitments and responsibilities within a rapidly evolving health care system.

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