The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health Science Center at San Antonio)

Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health Science Center at San Antonio)

San Antonio, TX, United States

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, dba as UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA), is seeking a dynamic, academic leader to serve as its Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics (MIMG).

UTHSA is a comprehensive academic health university and research center in South Texas. The Chair of MIMG reports directly to the Dean of the Long School of Medicine, and is responsible for the overall administrative, academic and research activities of the Department. This is a unique opportunity to lead an outstanding basic science department with strategic vision and direction, in an institution that combines scientific discovery with clinical care in innovative and transformative ways.

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics (MIMG) is the nucleus for research and education in immunology and microbiology at UT Health San Antonio and provides a dynamic environment for scientific discovery and training. Through its teaching, research and service activities, MIMG is committed to developing the next generation of scientists in biomedical research and offers a spectrum of training opportunities in a diverse, inclusive and supportive learning environment. The department hosts a robust population of students and fellows and the faculty have received $8.9 million (84% from NIH) in extramural funding in FY19, a 23% increase over the previous year.

UTHSA views diversity as a core value which embodies inclusiveness, mutual respect, and multiple perspectives and serves as a catalyst for change resulting in health equity. As such, UTHSA encourages faculty from varied backgrounds to consider exploring this opportunity.  

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio dba as UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA) is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to excellence through diversity among its faculty, staff and students including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.  All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

For more information, contact Abby Walsh at abby@grantcooper.com or 314-449-1599.

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Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics