Dell Pediatric Research Institute*
- Birth Defects Research*
- The University of Texas at Austin
The new Dell Pediatric Research Institute (DPRI; http://dpri.utexas.edu/) is a state-of-the-art medical research facility whose mission is to advance understanding of childhood diseases and congenital disorders. *We are inviting applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. Positions are available for individuals with research programs focused on neurodevelopmental disorders and genetic disorders.* We are interested in candidates who use contemporary approaches to investigate vertebrate and human development and disorders associated with development. We encourage applications from MD/PhD clinician-scientists with expertise in medical genetics/genomics and bioinformatics. Appointments will be made in the appropriate academic unit within the College of Natural Sciences, College of Pharmacy, or School of Engineering. Positions include competitive salary and startup packages, and laboratory space in DPRI, adjacent to Dell Children's Medical Center just minutes from the UT-Austin campus.
We seek outstanding investigators who will build active research programs, teach effectively at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and interface clinically (if appropriate) and scientifcally with translational research opportunities at the Dell Children's Medical Center. Successful candidates are eligible for affliation with various campus-wide research institutes which provide outstanding core research facilities and excellent graduate programs.
Review of applications will begin April 1st and continue until positions are filled. Please send a single PDF file containing a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a one page teaching statement, and names of 3-5 references (who will not be contacted without the consent of the candidate) to:
Chief Administrator, Dell Pediatric Research Institute
The University of Texas at Austin
1400 Barbara Jordan Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723
_The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualifed women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A background check will be conducted on selected applicants._