Associate Professor/Professor Immunology

Location
Edinburg
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Associate Professor/Professor Immunology

Job Class Code: 00021
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV0858
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Division/Organization: Division of President
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Tenured
FTE: 12 month, 100%

Scope of Job:
The newly developed Department of Immunology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is seeking faculty with research interests in basic and translational immunology and microbiology with relevance to cancer. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level will be recruited on a tenure track and at the Associate Professor and Professor level, with tenure Selected individuals are expected to be competitive for additional start-up funds from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). In addition, chosen applicant shall collaborate with other investigators, present seminars and publish scientific articles. Appointment rank will be awarded commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree with at least three years of postdoctoral training.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
The successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program, and to participate in our graduate and medical student training programs.

Preferred Qualification:
Qualified candidates should possess a strong personal track record of significant continuous funding, ideally with an NIH- funded research program, that preferably both individual grant funding as well as multi-investigator grant funding—and peer-reviewed publications.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 2
Desired Start Date: 03/01/2019

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 12/06/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/19889





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