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Research Faculty with GI Focus Needed in Houston (Bryan)

Company: UT Health
Location: Bryan
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center - McGovern Medical School, invites applications for full time (1.0 FTE) research faculty position openings in the Division of Gastroenterology for various academic ranks (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor).

Under the direction of Dr. Brooks Cash, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, we are particularly interested in applicants with independent funding who are passionate about pursuing basic and translational research with a focus on disorders of gastrointestinal motility, the microbiome, and immune regulation of solid and hollow organs of the gastrointestinal tract.

Qualified individuals should have an MD or PhD degree and at least 5 years of additional research experience.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Your research work experience and training will be directed towards studying gastrointestinal function in health and disease including, but not limited to, enteric neuromuscular function and homeostasis, host-biome interactions, and anti-inflammatory pathways and applying these pathways to define novel diagnostic and treatment approaches for different diseases. This will include a large array of molecular, cell biology and immunologic approaches, combined with possible studies utilizing physiological animal models. You are expected to perform, troubleshoot, and succeed in pursuing such studies based on your previous training. There will be no patient care or patient contact.

Minimum Qualifications:

The selected candidate for the position must have and M.D., PhD. or MD/PhD. Years of experience for Assistant Professor: 4 years postdoctoral training. Years of experience for Associate Professor: 4 years faculty position. Years of experience for Professor: 6 years of faculty position.
Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Interested applicants should apply for the position by clicking here.

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

Associated topics: biomedical, biopharmaceutical, dietary, disease, food scientist, histologist, immunohematology, medicine, microbiology, therapy

Keywords: UT Health, Bryan , Research Faculty with GI Focus Needed in Houston (Bryan), Other , Bryan, Texas

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