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Assistant Professor, tenure track in Biophysics

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center)
Dallas, Texas (US)
Closing date
1 Nov 2023

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Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time

The Department of Biophysics at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. More senior candidates will also be considered.  Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.


We seek outstanding candidates who study molecular mechanisms of biological processes, in vitro or in vivo, using physical and quantitative approaches.  We are interested in all excellent candidates regardless of technical approach, but particularly encourage applications from those with backgrounds in single-molecule biophysics, correlative light and electron microscopy, quantitative imaging or artificial intelligence as applied to biophysical questions. 


Scientists within the Department of Biophysics participate in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, and highly collaborative research community within the Medical Center, and enjoy unparalleled access to state-of-the-art research cores in advanced light microscopy, cryo-electron microscopy, high performance computing, X-ray crystallography, macromolecular NMR spectroscopy, molecular biophysics, protein chemistry and high-throughput screening.  


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field of study, postdoctoral or comparable experience, and a demonstrated record of research excellence.  The search committee is particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a concise description of previous research accomplishments and future plans (3 page limit) to by November 1, 2023.  Questions may be emailed to, attn: Khuloud Jaqaman, Chair, Biophysics Faculty Search Committee.


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: 


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