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Professor for Translational Research at the Joe. R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and the Mays Cancer Center. The applicant will be a Professor of Radiation Oncology and of Biochemistry and Structural Biology.
 
SUMMARY
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA), also known as UT Health San Antonio, seeks an accomplished scientist with an established track record of conducting and promoting translational research who will direct their own National Institutes of Health funded program and assume a  leadership position (100%) in the institution. They will also be reporting to the Chairs of Radiation Oncology, as well as Biochemistry and Structural Biology; helping to lead efforts to translate discoveries in basic science into clinical research; and supporting robust collaborations between Radiation Oncology (50%) and Biochemistry and Structural Biology (50%). They will also have appointments in the Mays Cancer Center and the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. This position is open to applicants at the academic level of Professor faculty rank.


CANDIDATE DESCRIPTION 

The UTHSCSA and Long School of Medicine are seeking outstanding candidates for a tenured Professor position. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in biochemistry, murine models, aging, and cancer biology. The University-supported core facilities provide services in mouse genetics, the biology of aging, macromolecular structure and interactions (NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, mass spectrometry, proteomics and metabolomics, and the Center for Innovative Drug Discovery). In addition, the applicant will be involved in translation research within the Radiation Oncology Department.

UTHSCSA comprises the Medical, Graduate, Dental, Nursing and Health Professions Schools. It is also home to the Nathan Shock Center for Aging, the NCI-designated Mays Cancer Center, the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute, the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases, the Center for Neuroscience, and a NIH Clinical Translational Science Award. Moreover, San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the U.S., with a historical downtown, a vibrant economy, affordable housing, and ample recreational opportunities.

Applicants must have a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and obtaining federal funding. Candidates who are committed to the development of new cancer therapeutics are particularly encouraged to apply. The position offers a generous startup package, superior scientific resources, and the potential for substantial recruitment funds from the UT Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) Program as well as the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Successful applicants will join a multidisciplinary team of 12 primary and 10 adjunct/cross appointed faculty in Biochemistry and Structural Biology. Additionally, they will be joining a robust research team in the department of Radiation Oncology. The candidate will serve as a mentor for students and research fellows, and contribute to teaching in our graduate and professional programs.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Ph.D. and active federal-funded research program required.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

UT Health San Antonio seeks a leader with intellectual breadth, strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated expertise in research-driven programs and policies, and experience leading complex teams and/or organizations.
- Candidates must have a terminal degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a basic science
- Possess familiarity with research core laboratory equipment and services
- Successful history of securing extramural research funding
- Significant experience in academic/research leadership and administration
- Sensitivity to the perspectives and values of faculty and a proven desire to inspire, motivate, and provide leadership to students, faculty, and partners
- Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, gender equity, and affirmative action
- Successful performance in an academic or research institution and demonstrated desire to work with diverse faculty, staff, and students
- Demonstrated innovative leadership in research program development
- Knowledge of and experience with compliance and regulatory requirements
- Demonstrated management skills, including budgeting
- Strong collaborative skills
- Personal integrity

All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.  UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

For more information go to the following link https://uthscsa.edu/hr/employment.asp to apply for this position

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UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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