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

Faculty Positions - Biochemistry and Structural Biology

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

San Antonio, TX, United States

Faculty Positions

Biochemistry and Structural Biology

UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA)

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

We are seeking outstanding candidates for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions in Biochemistry and Structural Biology with initial appointment level commensurate with experience and accomplishments (tenure-track or tenured). Candidates may complement existing areas of expertise and/or bring exciting new directions to the BSB department (https://lsom.uthscsa.edu/biochemistry/).

We are interested in exceptional candidates in all areas of biochemistry and structural biology with particular emphasis on nucleic acid, virus, and/or cancer biology. The Department houses University-supported core facilities in macromolecular structure and interactions (X-ray crystallography, Cryo-EM, NMR spectroscopy, SPR, ITC/DSC), mass spectrometry (proteomics and metabolomics), as well as a Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (high throughput screening and medicinal chemistry) (https://wp.uthscsa.edu/biochemistry/core-facilities/).

UT Health San Antonio comprises of Medical, Graduate, Dental, Nursing and Health Profession schools. It is also home to the NCI-designated Mays Cancer Center, the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, and the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the U.S., with a historical downtown, a vibrant economy, affordable housing, and many recreational opportunities.

Applicants must have strong research and publication portfolios and compelling plans for future work supported in part by extramural funding. Each position offers a generous startup package, a supportive scientific environment, and the potential for additional recruitment funds from the UT STARs Program and the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Successful applicants will be able to develop a competitive research program, form extensive internal and external collaborations, serve as mentors for students and research fellows, and contribute to teaching in graduate and professional programs. UTHSA is committed to a culturally and gender diverse faculty and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution.

Interested candidates should visit https://uthscsa.referrals.selectminds.com/faculty and enter job number 2100-0985 in the keyword search to apply. Please upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a two-page description of current and future research interests before August 15th. The search committee will review applications in late August and begin interviews in September. For questions regarding these opportunities, please email: BSB-Search@uthscsa.edu


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

Please apply via recruiter’s website.