Texas A&M University College of Dentistry
DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, Dallas, Texas
A position in the tenure or non-tenure track at the rank of assistant professor, instructional assistant professor, instructional associate professor, or associate professor is open in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas. All appointees are expected to be committed to teaching and research of the highest quality. In addition to publishing in leading journals, the successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and supervise graduate students. The primary teaching area should be microbiology with a secondary interest in either immunology, infectious disease, biochemistry, or physiology. Individuals who can teach in multiple disciplines will be given priority. A PhD, MD, DDS/DMD or an equivalent doctoral degree with a focus in microbiology is required for this position. Individuals applying for the tenure-track must have a demonstrated track record of research and external funding with an expectation of sustained external funding.
The primary missions of the Department of Biomedical Sciences are (i) to provide a basic biomedical science education to dental undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as pre-doctoral PhD, DDS/PhD trainees, and postdoctoral fellows; and (ii) to develop and maintain outstanding biomedical research programs. Applicants with potential for realizing outstanding achievement in research, training/mentoring, and a potential for developing a national professional presence will be prioritized. Suitable areas of research include, but are not limited to: developmental biology and genetics of the craniofacial complex, microbial pathogenesis and immunology, salivary gland biology, and regenerative craniofacial and dental medicine.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae along with a succinct statement of career goals for teaching and research. The cover letter should clearly state the academic rank the applicant is seeking and provide contact information for four references. The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and the search will continue until the position is filled. Additional information about the Texas A&M University Health Science Center is available online at https://www.tamhsc.edu/ and about the Department of Biomedical Sciences at https://dentistry.tamhsc.edu/bms/index.html. Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities.
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